Velvet & Brass

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Velvet & Brass
Studio album by Mel Tormé
Released 1995
Recorded 1995
Genre Vocal jazz
Length 55:07
Label Concord
Producer John Burk
Mel Tormé chronology
A Tribute to Bing Crosby
(1994)A Tribute to Bing Crosby1994
Velvet & Brass
An Evening with Mel Tormé
(1996)An Evening with Mel Tormé1996
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Velvet & Brass is a 1995 album by Mel Tormé, with Rob McConnell's Boss Brass big band. This was Tormé's second recording with the band, his first was released in 1987. Velvet & Brass was Tormé's final studio album.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Nobody Else But Me" (Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern) – 3:59
  2. "Liza (All the Clouds'll Roll Away)" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, Gus Kahn) – 3:33
  3. "If You Could See Me Now" (Tadd Dameron, Carl Sigman) – 4:50
  4. "I Get a Kick Out of You" (Cole Porter) – 5:14
  5. "Have You Met Miss Jones?" (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) – 2:48
  6. "Love Walked In" (G. Gershwin, I. Gershwin) – 3:34
  7. "Autumn Serenade" (Peter DeRose, Sammy Gallop) – 5:58
  8. "My Sweetie Went Away" (Lou Handman, Roy Turk) – 3:28
  9. "I'll Be Around" (Alec Wilder) – 4:23
  10. "On the Swing Shift" (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer) – 3:18
  11. "High and Low" (Desmond Carter, Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz) – 3:11
  12. "In the Still of the Night" (Cole Porter) – 5:02
  13. "I'm Glad There Is You" (Jimmy Dorsey, Paul Madeira, Paul Mertz) – 4:36