Bennett Sings Ellington: Hot & Cool

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Bennett Sings Ellington: Hot & Cool
Studio album by Tony Bennett
Released September 28, 1999
Genre Vocal jazz
Length 60:50
Label Columbia
Producer Tony Bennett, Danny Bennett, Phil Ramone
Tony Bennett chronology
Tony Bennett: The Playground
(1998)
Bennett Sings Ellington: Hot & Cool
(1999)
The Ultimate Tony Bennett
(2000)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Bennett Sings Ellington: Hot & Cool is an album by Tony Bennett, released in 1999 to commemorate the centenary of Duke Ellington's birth.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All songs composed by Duke Ellington, except "Chelsea Bridge"; lyricists indicated.

  1. "Do Nothin' Till You Hear from Me" (Bob Russell) – 4:01
  2. "Mood Indigo" (Barney Bigard, Irving Mills) – 4:33
  3. "She's Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)" (Paul Francis Webster) – 4:49
  4. "Caravan" (Mills, Juan Tizol) – 4:36
  5. "Chelsea Bridge" (Billy Strayhorn) – 3:59
  6. "Azure" (Mills) – 3:56
  7. "I'm Just a Lucky So-and-So" (David) – 3:39
  8. "In a Sentimental Mood" (Manny Kurtz, Mills) – 3:31
  9. "Don't Get Around Much Anymore" (Russell) – 3:16
  10. "Sophisticated Lady" (Mills, Parish) – 4:43
  11. "In a Mellow Tone" (Milt Gabler) – 6:54
  12. "Day Dream" (John La Touche, Billy Strayhorn) – 3:56
  13. "Prelude to a Kiss" (Gordon, Mills) – 4:55
  14. "It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)" (Mills) – 4:02

Personnel[edit]

Technical personnel[edit]

  • Don DeVito – a&r
  • Josh Cheuse – art direction
  • Rob Murphy – assistant engineer, assistant
  • Jason Groucott – assistant
  • Frank Harkins – design
  • Joel Moss – engineer, mixing
  • Danny Bennett – producer
  • Vance Anderson – production coordination
  • Nat Hentoff – liner notes
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Herman Leonard – photography

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