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Grand Piano (album)

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Grand Piano
Studio album by
Released1985
Recorded1985
GenreJazz
Length39:18
LabelConcord
ProducerCarl Jefferson
George Shearing chronology
An Elegant Evening
(1985)
Grand Piano
(1985)
George Shearing & Barry Tuckwell Play the Music of Cole Porter
(1986)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars[1]
The Penguin Guide to Jazz2/4 stars[2]

Grand Piano is a 1985 studio album by the pianist George Shearing.[3]

This was Shearing's first album of solo piano for Concord Records, it was followed by More Grand Piano (1986).

Track listing

  1. "When a Woman Loves a Man" (Bernie Hanighen, Gordon Jenkins, Johnny Mercer) – 4:31
  2. "It Never Entered My Mind" (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) – 4:48
  3. "Mack the Knife" (Marc Blitzstein, Bertolt Brecht, Kurt Weill) – 4:44
  4. "Nobody Else But Me" (Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern) – 3:31
  5. "Imitations" (George Shearing, George David Weiss) – 2:43
  6. "Taking a Chance on Love" (Vernon Duke, Ted Fetter, John La Touche) – 2:39
  7. "If I Had You" (James Campbell, Reginald Connelly, Ted Shapiro) – 4:50
  8. "How Insensitive" (Norman Gimbel, Antonio Carlos Jobim) – 3:16
  9. "You'd Be So Easy to Love" (Cole Porter) – 3:50
  10. "While We're Young" (Billy Wilder) – 5:03

Personnel

Performance

References

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Cook, Richard; Morton, Brian (2008). The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings (9th ed.). Penguin. p. 1287. ISBN 978-0-141-03401-0.
  3. ^ Grand Piano at AllMusic
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