Tony Bennett at Carnegie Hall

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Tony Bennett at Carnegie Hall
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Live album by Tony Bennett
Released July 23, 1962 (1962-07-23) [1]
Recorded June 9, 1962
Venue Carnegie Hall, New York City
Genre Vocal jazz, traditional pop
Length63:32
Label Columbia
Producer Ernest Altschuler
Tony Bennett chronology
I Left My Heart in San Francisco
(1962) I Left My Heart in San Francisco1962
Tony Bennett at Carnegie Hall
(1962)
I Wanna Be Around
(1963) I Wanna Be Around1963
Tony Bennett at Carnegie Hall: Complete
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Live album by Tony Bennett
Released October 14, 1997
Recorded June 9, 1962
Venue Carnegie Hall, New York City
Genre Vocal jazz, traditional pop
Length1:46:02
Label Sony
Producer Ernest Altschuler
Professional ratings
Review scores
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Tony Bennett at Carnegie Hall is a 1962 live album by Tony Bennett. After the success of his single "I Left My Heart in San Francisco", he was invited to appear at Carnegie Hall. [3] The June concert was directed by Arthur Penn and Gene Saks. Carnegie Hall had not featured a pop performer until April 23, 1961 when Judy Garland recorded her legendary concert. [4]

Tony Bennett American singer

Anthony Dominick Benedetto, known professionally as Tony Bennett, is an American singer of traditional pop standards, big band, show tunes, and jazz. He is also a painter, having created works under the name Anthony Benedetto that are on permanent public display in several institutions. He is the founder of the Frank Sinatra School of the Arts in Astoria, Queens, New York.

I Left My Heart in San Francisco Popular Song

"I Left My Heart in San Francisco" is a popular song, written in the fall of 1953 in Brooklyn, New York, with music by George Cory and lyrics by Douglass Cross (1920–1975) and best known as the signature song of Tony Bennett.

Carnegie Hall concert hall in New York City

Carnegie Hall is a concert venue in Midtown Manhattan in New York City, United States, located at 881 Seventh Avenue, occupying the east side of Seventh Avenue between West 56th Street and West 57th Street, two blocks south of Central Park.

Contents

Track listing

1962 12" LP, Tony Bennett at Carnegie Hall

Side one

  1. "Lullaby of Broadway" (Al Dubin, Harry Warren) - 2:10
  2. "Just in Time" (Betty Comden, Adolph Green, Jule Styne) - 2:08
  3. "All the Things You Are" (Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern) - 3:04
  4. "Stranger in Paradise" (Alexander Borodin, Robert Wright, George Forrest) - 3:12
  5. "Our Love Is Here to Stay" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 2:09
  6. "Climb Ev'ry Mountain" (Hammerstein, Richard Rodgers) - 2:09
  7. "Ol' Man River" (Hammerstein, Kern) - 2:49

Side two

  1. "It Amazes Me" (Cy Coleman, Carolyn Leigh) - 3:18
  2. "Firefly" (Coleman, Leigh) - 1:03
  3. "I Left My Heart in San Francisco" (George Cory, Douglas Cross) - 2:46
  4. "How About You?" (Ralph Freed, Burton Lane) - 1:17
  5. "April in Paris" (Vernon Duke, Yip Harburg) - 1:13
  6. "(In My) Solitude" (Eddie DeLange, Duke Ellington, Irving Mills) - 3:29
  7. "I'm Just a Lucky So-and-So" (Mack David, Ellington) - 2:29

Side three

  1. "Always" (Irving Berlin) - 1:34
  2. "Anything Goes" (Cole Porter) - 1:30
  3. "Blue Velvet" (Lee Morris, Bernie Wayne) - 2:37
  4. "Rags to Riches" (Richard Adler, Jerry Ross) - 1:08
  5. "Because of You" (Arthur Hammerstein, Dudley Wilkinson) - 1:40
  6. "What Good Does It Do" (Harold Arlen, Harburg) - 3:54
  7. "Lost in the Stars" (Maxwell Anderson, Kurt Weill) - 3:29
  8. "One for My Baby (And One More for the Road)" (Arlen, Johnny Mercer) - 2:24

Side four

  1. "Lazy Afternoon" (John Latouche, Jerome Moross) - 2:43
  2. "Sing You Sinners" (Sam Coslow, W. Frank Harling) - 1:30
  3. "Love, Look Away" (O. Hammerstein, Rodgers) - 2:23
  4. "Sometimes I'm Happy (Sometimes I'm Blue)" (Irving Caesar, Clifford Grey, Vincent Youmans) - 2:26
  5. "My Heart Tells Me (Should I Believe My Heart?)" (Gordon, Warren) - 2:23
  6. "De Glory Road" (Clement Wood, Jacques Wolfe) - 8:51

1997 CD, Tony Bennett at Carnegie Hall: Complete

Disc one

  1. Introduction/"Lullaby of Broadway" (Al Dubin, Harry Warren) - 2:20
  2. "Just in Time" (Betty Comden, Adolph Green, Jule Styne) - 2:12
  3. "All the Things You Are" (Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern) - 3:08
  4. "Fascinating Rhythm" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 1:21
  5. "Stranger in Paradise" (Alexander Borodin, Robert Wright, George Forrest) - 3:18
  6. "Our Love Is Here to Stay" (G. Gershwin, I. Gershwin) - 2:14
  7. "Love Look Away" (Hammerstein, Rodgers) - 2:30
  8. "Climb Ev'ry Mountain" (Hammerstein, Richard Rodgers) - 2:12
  9. "Put on a Happy Face"/"Comes Once in a Lifetime" (Lee Adams, Charles Strouse)/(Comden, Green, Styne) - 2:09
  10. "My Ship" (Kurt Weill, I. Gershwin) - 2:36
  11. "Speak Low" (Weill, Ogden Nash) - 2:02
  12. "Lost in the Stars" (Maxwell Anderson, Weill) - 3:34
  13. "Always" (Irving Berlin) - 1:46
  14. "Anything Goes" (Cole Porter) - 1:29
  15. "Ol' Man River" (Hammerstein, Kern) - 2:59
  16. "Lazy Afternoon" (John Latouche, Jerome Moross) - 2:34
  17. "Sometimes I'm Happy (Sometimes I'm Blue)" (Irving Caesar, Clifford Grey, Vincent Youmans) - 2:28
  18. "Have I Told You Lately?" (Harold Rome) - 3:02
  19. "That Old Black Magic" (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer) - 1:25
  20. "A Sleepin' Bee" (Arlen, Truman Capote) - 2:58
  21. "I've Got the World on a String" (Arlen, Ted Koehler) - 3:03
  22. "What Good Does It Do" (Arlen, Yip Harburg) - 3:56
  23. "One for My Baby (And One More for the Road)" (Arlen, Mercer) - 2:33

Disc two

  1. "This Could Be the Start of Something" (Steve Allen) - 1:35
  2. "Without a Song" (Vincent Youmans, Billy Rose, Edward Eliscu) - 3:03
  3. "Toot Toot Tootsie (Goodbye)" (Gus Kahn, Ernie Erdman, Dan Russo) - 2:01
  4. "It Amazes Me" (Cy Coleman, Carolyn Leigh) - 3:02
  5. "Rules of the Road" (Coleman, Leigh) - 2:25
  6. "Firefly" (Coleman, Leigh) - 1:11
  7. "The Best Is Yet to Come" (Coleman, Leigh) - 2:39
  8. "I Left My Heart in San Francisco" (George Cory, Douglas Cross) - 2:55
  9. "How About You?"/"April in Paris" (Ralph Freed, Burton Lane)/(Vernon Duke, Harburg) - 2:35
  10. "Chicago (That Toddlin' Town)" (Fred Fisher) - 1:24
  11. "(In My) Solitude" (Eddie DeLange, Duke Ellington, Irving Mills) - 3:36
  12. "I'm Just a Lucky So-and-So" (Mack David, Ellington) - 2:36
  13. "Taking a Chance on Love" (Vernon Duke, Ted Fetter, John La Touche) - 1:56
  14. "My Heart Tells Me (Should I Believe My Heart?)" (Gordon, Warren) - 2:23
  15. "Pennies from Heaven" (Arthur Johnston, Johnny Burke) - 2:17
  16. "Rags to Riches" (Richard Adler, Jerry Ross) - 1:12
  17. "Blue Velvet" (Lee Morris, Bernie Wayne) - 2:44
  18. "Smile" (Charles Chaplin, Geoffrey Claremont Parsons, John Turner) - 1:23
  19. "Because of You" (Arthur Hammerstein, Dudley Wilkinson) - 1:42
  20. "Sing You Sinners" (Sam Coslow, W. Frank Harling) - 2:01
  21. "De Glory Road" (Clement Wood, Jacques Wolfe) - 8:43

Personnel

Ralph Sharon orchestra:

Ralph Simon Sharon was an Anglo-American jazz pianist and arranger.

Kenny Burrell American jazz guitarist

Kenneth Earl Burrell is an American jazz guitarist known for his work on the Blue Note label. His collaborations with Jimmy Smith produced the 1965 Billboard Top Twenty hit album Organ Grinder Swing. He has cited jazz guitarists Charlie Christian and Django Reinhardt as influences, along with blues guitarists T-Bone Walker and Muddy Waters.

Mel Davis was a multi-talented musician and arranger, best known for his trumpet playing. In addition to trumpet, he played piano, violin, drums, tuba, bass, accordion and ocarina. He was also known as a vocalist. He was born in Philadelphia in 1931 and died in Florida on Dec. 28th, 2004.

Notes

  1. Tony Bennett.com
  2. Tony Bennett at Carnegie Hall at AllMusic
  3. "Tony Bennett: The Good Life", Tony Bennett and Will Friedwald, Pocket Books, London, 1997, p167.
  4. Bennett and Friedwald, p167

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