Top Drawer

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Top Drawer
Topdrawer.jpg
Studio album by
Released1983
RecordedMay 1983
GenreVocal jazz
Length38:41
LabelConcord
ProducerCarl Jefferson
Mel Tormé chronology
The Classic Concert Live
(1982)
Top Drawer
(1983)
An Evening at Charlie's
(1983)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]
The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings3/4 stars[2]

Top Drawer is a 1983 album by Mel Tormé, accompanied by George Shearing.[3]

At the 26th Grammy Awards, Tormé's performance on this album won him the Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Male.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "A Shine on Your Shoes" (Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz) – 3:06
  2. "How Do You Say Auf Wiedersehen?" (Johnny Mercer, Tony Scibetta) – 5:45
  3. "Oleo" (Sonny Rollins) – 4:15
  4. "Stardust" (Hoagy Carmichael, Mitchell Parish) – 5:45
  5. "Hi Fly" (Randy Weston) – 3:24
  6. "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes" (Otto Harbach, Jerome Kern) 6:02
  7. "What's This?" (Dave Lambert) – 3:13
  8. "Away in a Manger" (Traditional) – 3:51
  9. "Here's to My Lady" (Rube Bloom, Mercer) – 3:20

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Cook, Richard; Morton, Brian (2008). The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings (9th ed.). Penguin. p. 1409. ISBN 978-0-141-03401-0.
  3. ^ Top Drawer at AllMusic