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Piano (George Shearing album)

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Piano
Studio album by
ReleasedMay 1989
Recorded1989
GenreJazz
Length53:26
LabelConcord
ProducerCarl Jefferson
George Shearing chronology
George Shearing in Dixieland
(1988)
Piano
(1989)
Mel and George "Do" World War II
(1989)

Piano is a 1989 solo album by jazz pianist George Shearing.[1]

Reception

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic2.5/5 stars[1]
The Penguin Guide to Jazz3/4 stars[2]

Scott Yanow reviewed the album for AllMusic and wrote that "The emphasis is on slower tempos and relaxed improvising but Shearing's distinctive solos and subtle creativity hold on to one's interest throughout. A tasteful set".[1]

Track listing

  1. "It Had to Be You" (Isham Jones, Gus Kahn) – 4:30
  2. "Daisy" – 5:15
  3. "Thinking of You" – 2:47
  4. "Sweet and Lovely" (Gus Arnheim, Charles N. Daniels, Harry Tobias) – 3:43
  5. "It's You or No One" (Sammy Cahn, Jule Styne) – 2:23
  6. "Wendy" (Milt Raskin, George Shearing) – 3:55
  7. "Am I Blue?" (Harry Akst, Grant Clarke) – 3:30
  8. "Miss Invisible" – 5:11
  9. "You're My Everything" (Mort Dixon, Harry Warren, Joe Young) – 4:22
  10. "John O'Groats" – 3:04
  11. "Waltz for Claudia" (Kevin Gibbs) – 3:14
  12. "For You" (Joe Burke, Al Dubin) – 4:12
  13. "Children's Waltz" – 4:06
  14. "Happiness Is a Thing Called Joe" (Harold Arlen, E.Y. "Yip" Harburg) – 4:13

Personnel

Production
  • Phil Edwards – engineer
  • Willis Conover – liner notes
  • George Horn – mastering
  • Carl Jefferson – producer
  • Richard Avedon – photography
  • Jim Hilson – assistant engineer
  • Michael McDonald – engineer, remixing

References

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