Mel Tormé at the Red Hill

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Mel Tormé at the Red Hill
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Live album by Mel Tormé
Released 1962
Recorded March 24, 25, 1962, The Red Hill Club, Pennsauken, New Jersey.
Genre Vocal jazz
Length 39:08
Label Atlantic
Producer Michael Cox
Mel Tormé chronology
Comin' Home Baby!
(1962)
Mel Tormé at the Red Hill
(1962)
Mel Tormé Sings Sunday in New York & Other Songs About New York
(1963)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Down Beat 4/5 stars[1]
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Mel Tormé at the Red Hill is a 1962 live album by Mel Tormé, recorded at the Red Hill Club in Pennsauken, New Jersey.[3]

This was Tormé's first album for Atlantic Records.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Shaking the Blues Away" (Irving Berlin) – 2:08
  2. "I'm Beginning to See the Light" (Duke Ellington, Don George, Johnny Hodges) – 2:30
  3. "Fly Me to the Moon" (Bart Howard) – 4:11
  4. Medley: "A Foggy Day"/"A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)/(Eric Maschwitz, Manning Sherwin) – 3:30
  5. "Love for Sale" (Cole Porter) – 2:47
  6. "It's De-Lovely" (Porter) – 4:22
  7. "Mountain Greenery" (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) – 2:49
  8. "Nevertheless (I'm in Love with You)" (Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby) – 3:26
  9. "Early Autumn" (Ralph Burns, Woody Herman, Johnny Mercer) – 3:12
  10. "Anything Goes" (Porter) – 3:17
  11. "(Ah, the Apple Trees) When the World Was Young" (Mercer, M. Philippe-Gerard, Angele Vannier) – 3:44
  12. "Love Is Just Around the Corner" (Lewis Gensler, Leo Robin) – 3:15

Personnel[edit]

  • Mel Tormévocals, (piano on three tracks)
  • Jimmy Wisner – piano
  • Ace Tesone – bass
  • Dave Levin – drums

References[edit]

  1. ^ Down Beat:September 27, 1962 Vol. 29, No.25
  2. ^ Allmusic review
  3. ^ Mel Tormé at the Red Hill at AllMusic