A Jazz Portrait of Frank Sinatra

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A Jazz Portrait of Frank Sinatra
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Studio album by Oscar Peterson
Released 1959
Recorded May 18, 1959
Genre Jazz
Length 34:43
Label Verve
Producer Norman Granz
Oscar Peterson chronology
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(1958)Sonny Stitt Sits In with the Oscar Peterson Trio1958
A Jazz Portrait of Frank Sinatra
(1959)
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(1959)The Jazz Soul of Oscar Peterson1959

A Jazz Portrait of Frank Sinatra is a 1959 album by The Oscar Peterson trio, recorded in tribute to singer Frank Sinatra by interpreting songs associated with Sinatra.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

Writing for AllMusic, critic Scott Yanow wrote "This is not one of Oscar Peterson's most essential dates, but it is swinging and enjoyable."[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "You Make Me Feel So Young" (Mack Gordon, Josef Myrow) – 2:40
  2. "Come Dance with Me" (Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen) – 2:22
  3. "Learnin' the Blues" (Dolores Vicki Silvers) – 3:41
  4. "Witchcraft" (Cy Coleman, Carolyn Leigh) – 3:12
  5. "(Love Is) The Tender Trap" (Cahn, Van Heusen) – 2:44
  6. "Saturday Night (Is the Loneliest Night of the Week)" (Cahn, Jule Styne) – 2:57
  7. "Just in Time" (Betty Comden, Adolph Green, Styne) – 1:53
  8. "It Happened in Monterey" (Billy Rose, Mabel Wayne) – 2:57
  9. "I Get a Kick Out of You" (Cole Porter) – 3:03
  10. "All of Me" (Seymour Simons, Gerald Marks) – 3:25
  11. "The Birth of the Blues" (Ray Henderson, Buddy DeSylva, Lew Brown) – 2:38
  12. "How About You?" (Ralph Freed, Burton Lane) – 3:11

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Yahow, Scott. "A Jazz Portrait of Frank Sinatra > Review". Allmusic. Retrieved June 2, 2015.