Dear Mr. Cole

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Dear Mr. Cole
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Studio album (in tribute to Nat King Cole) by John Pizzarelli
Released November 23, 1994 (1994-11-23)
Genre Swing
Traditional pop
Neo-bop
Length 62:20
Label Novus Records
Producer John Pizzarelli
Mike Stoller
Ikuyoshi Hirakawa
Brooks Arthur
John Pizzarelli chronology
Naturally
(1993)Naturally1993
Dear Mr. Cole
(1994)
New Standards
(1994)New Standards1994
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Dear Mr. Cole is an album in tribute to Nat King Cole by jazz singer and guitarist John Pizzarelli, accompanied by Benny Green on piano and Christian McBride on double-bass on all but one track.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Style Is Coming Back in Style" (Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller) – 2:42
  2. "(What Can I Say) After I Say I'm Sorry?" (Walter Donaldson, Abe Lyman) – 2:24
  3. "Little Girl" (Francis Henry, Matt Hyde) – 2:51
  4. "You Must Be Blind" (Nat King Cole) – 3:39
  5. "Sweet Georgia Brown" (Ben Bernie, Kenneth Casey, Maceo Pinkard) – 5:47
  6. "It's Only a Paper Moon" (Harold Arlen, E.Y. Harburg, Billy Rose) – 2:33
  7. "September Song" (Maxwell Anderson, Kurt Weill) – 3:30
  8. "On the Sunny Side of the Street" (Dorothy Fields, Jimmy McHugh) – 2:54
  9. "Nature Boy" (eden ahbez) – 3:44
  10. "This Way Out" (Cole) – 4:49
  11. "Too Marvelous for Words" (Johnny Mercer, Richard Whiting) – 2:05
  12. "Route 66" (Bobby Troup) – 6:42
  13. "Sweet Lorraine" (Carter Burwell, Mitchell Parish) – 3:29
  14. "Straighten Up and Fly Right" (Cole, Irving Mills) – 5:08
  15. "Honeysuckle Rose" (Andy Razaf, Fats Waller) – 2:54
  16. "L.O.V.E" (Milt Gabler, Bert Kaempfert) – 2:18
  17. "Unforgettable" (Irving Gordon) – 1:58
  18. "Portrait of Jenny" (Newman) – 2:53

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yanow, Scott. Dear Mr. Cole – John Pizzarelli at AllMusic. Retrieved 2007-07-07.