Mel Tormé, Rob McConnell and the Boss Brass

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Mel Tormé, Rob McConnell and the Boss Brass
Studio album by Mel Tormé
Released 1986
Recorded May 1986
Genre Vocal jazz
Length 43:22
Label Concord
Producer Carl Jefferson
Mel Tormé chronology
An Elegant Evening
(1985)
Mel Tormé, Rob McConnell and the Boss Brass
(1986)
A Vintage Year
(1987)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 5/5 stars[1]

Mel Tormé, Rob McConnell and the Boss Brass is a 1986 studio album by Mel Tormé, accompanied by Rob McConnell's Boss Brass Big band. Tormé and McConnell's follow up album, Velvet & Brass was released in 1995.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Just Friends" (John Klenner, Sam M. Lewis) - 4:46
  2. "September Song" (Maxwell Anderson, Kurt Weill) - 4:55
  3. "Don'cha Go 'Way Mad" (Illinois Jacquet, Jimmy Mundy, Al Stillman) - 4:30
  4. "A House Is Not a Home" (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) - 3:37
  5. "The Song Is You" (Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern) - 3:45
  6. "Cow Cow Boogie" (Benny Carter, Gene DePaul, Don Raye) - 4:00
  7. "Handful of Stars"/"Stars Fell on Alabama (Jack Lawrence, Ted Shapiro)/(Frank Perkins, Mitchell Parish) - 5:34
  8. Duke Ellington Medley: "It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)"/"Do Nothing Till You Hear from Me"/"Don't Get Around Much Anymore"/"Satin Doll" (Duke Ellington, Irving Mills)/(Ellington, Bob Russell)/(Ellington, Russell)/(Ellington, Johnny Mercer, Billy Strayhorn) - 12:15

Personnel[edit]

Recorded May 1986, in Los Angeles, U.S.:

The Boss Brass

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