Mel Torme – Velvet Moods Featuring the Original California Suite

 

 

 

 

"Few mastered every aspect of jazz singing like Mel Tormé did, from scat singing to vocal groups to arranging and composing to just plain crooning the hell out of a tune. However, more people know of Tormé than actually have him in their collection, which is a shame for jazz fans since he is more jazz-oriented than those who group him with the easy listening crowd suspect. Velvet Moods is a good representation of what Tormé was up to, while also including some more obscure material that aficionados won’t mind having. These recordings span ........"

Via all-about-jazz

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