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The Movie Song Album

by Tony Bennett

The Movie Song Album by Tony Bennett

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The Movie Song Album

by Tony Bennett

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Label: Columbia
Few remember that Tony Bennett starred in an excruciating soaper called The Oscar but this tie-in record is rightfully regarded as a career highlight. Johnny Mandel, the jazzman turned Hollywood composer, corralled Bennett and a host of the finest jazz arrangers (himself included) on this beautiful tribute to songs written for films. This disc features the gut-wrenching, definitive readings of the bittersweet classics "The Shadow of Your Smile" and "The Days of Wine & Roses." Tony also sits down with Luiz Bonfa, the pioneering bossa nova guitarist, on "The Gentle Rain" and "Samba de Orpheu."

About This Album

Few remember that Tony Bennett starred in an excruciating soaper called The Oscar but this tie-in record is rightfully regarded as a career highlight. Johnny Mandel, the jazzman turned Hollywood composer, corralled Bennett and a host of the finest jazz arrangers (himself included) on this beautiful tribute to songs written for films. This disc features the gut-wrenching, definitive readings of the bittersweet classics "The Shadow of Your Smile" and "The Days of Wine & Roses." Tony also sits down with Luiz Bonfa, the pioneering bossa nova guitarist, on "The Gentle Rain" and "Samba de Orpheu."

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About This Album

Few remember that Tony Bennett starred in an excruciating soaper called The Oscar but this tie-in record is rightfully regarded as a career highlight. Johnny Mandel, the jazzman turned Hollywood composer, corralled Bennett and a host of the finest jazz arrangers (himself included) on this beautiful tribute to songs written for films. This disc features the gut-wrenching, definitive readings of the bittersweet classics "The Shadow of Your Smile" and "The Days of Wine & Roses." Tony also sits down with Luiz Bonfa, the pioneering bossa nova guitarist, on "The Gentle Rain" and "Samba de Orpheu."