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Favorite Things by George Shearing

Composer/pianist George Shearing needs no introduction to lovers of excellent jazz piano performances. With a total playing time of 58:16 minutes, George Shearing will captivate jazz audiences with his straight-ahead, classic solo piano performances on FAVORITE THINGS.

13 selections make this a memorable collection. Among the many songs are "My Favorite Things," a highly unusual and pleasing version of "Angel Eyes," "In a Calm," "Not You Again," the melodic "Taking a Chance On Love," "Let Me," "Summer Song," the lyrical sounds of "Anna's Song," "Anyone Can Whistle," "Moonray," "I'm Getting Off Here," "P.S. I Love You," and an intricate version of "It Amazes Me" with George Shearing doing the vocal.

For a solo jazz piano concert, this is an incredibly well-crafted and well-performed concert by one of the legends of jazz piano. If you enjoy George Shearing, you will want to get hold of a copy of his FAVORITE THINGS. This is George Shearing at his finest. Five stars. Excellent collection of solo jazz piano.

Additional Info

  • Artist / Group Name: George Shearing
  • CD Title: Favorite Things
  • Genre: Straight-Ahead / Classic
  • Year Released: 1997
  • Record Label: Telarc Jazz
  • Musicians: George Shearing, solo piano.
  • Rating: Five Stars
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