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Mel Torme and George Shearing

Posted: Wed May 23, 2018 10:42 am
by Belle
These two phenomenal artists have recorded quite a lot of music written for the musical theatre by first rate composers - and some for film (eg. Astaire and Rogers at RKO). Here is just a tiny sample from the Complete Concord Recordings (which I have in a 9CD set) by Shearing and Torme: Rodgers and Hammerstein's "It Might as Well be Spring". I think you'll agree it's a moving performance:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cwBuI07cy6g