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Mel Torme: The Complete World Transcriptions


Download links and information about Mel Torme: The Complete World Transcriptions by Mel Tormé / Mel Torme. This album was released in 1999 and it belongs to Jazz, Vocal Jazz, Pop, Bop genres. It contains 26 tracks with total duration of 47:11 minutes.

Artist: Mel Tormé / Mel Torme
Release date: 1999
Genre: Jazz, Vocal Jazz, Pop, Bop
Tracks: 26
Duration: 47:11
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No. Title Length
1. I Concentrate On You 2:08
2. In Love In Vain 2:03
3. Long Ago and Far Away 2:07
4. Star Eyes 1:53
5. The Night We Called It a Day 2:01
6. Day In, Day Out 1:56
7. The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting) 2:09
8. I Could Have Told You So 1:40
9. All In Fun 1:41
10. Where Are You? 1:57
11. It’s Easy to Remember 2:02
12. Too Late Now 1:57
13. Isn’t It Romantic? 1:31
14. You Make Me Feel So Young 1:31
15. You Took Advantage of Me 1:29
16. Old Folks 2:14
17. I Understand 2:16
18. Too Darned Hot 1:17
19. Nina 1:31
20. Sure Thing 1:40
21. It Never Entered My Mind 1:45
22. I Never Had a Chance 1:44
23. I Wish I Were In Love Again 1:11
24. The Glory of Love 1:47
25. Day Dreaming 1:46
26. Time Was 1:55



A collection of 26 transcription recordings originally intended only for radio audiences and never before released, The Complete World Transcriptions is an excellent collection for Mel Tormé fans and beginners alike. Despite the tossed-off nature of the recordings (they were originally intended for radio stations to use as fill-ins), Tormé treads his way carefully through dozens of intimate standards, always treating songs like "The Night We Called It a Day," "It Never Entered My Mind," "Where Are You?," "Long Ago and Far Away," and "Day Dreaming" with the proper respect they deserve. He's still a bit tied to his crooning style of the '40s and takes no liberties with the songs he knows by heart, but the straight-ahead nature of the songs works throughout.