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Nancy Harrow – The Beatles & Other Standards

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In this group of a dozen songs spanning more than half a century, Nancy Harrow demonstrates her ability to absorb the essence of the most valuable popular music from any era. She concentrates on pieces that helped the Beatles become one of the best-known bands in the world and leavens the collection with standards by master songwriters who have enriched the lives of generations. Classics by Victor Young, Jerome Kern, Johnny Mercer and Victor Youmans share the album with familiar works by Lennon, McCartney and Harrison.
Ms. Harrow’s collaborators are among the busiest members of the New York community of world-class jazz musicians in the late twentieth century. Roland Hanna, George Mraz and Grady Tate form the all-star rhythm section, with valuable assistance from percussionist Arto Tuncboyaciyan. This is one of Nancy Harrow’s most endearing and imperishable achievements.
Doug Ramsey
 
Track Listing:
1. My Foolish Heart (Washington-Young) - 3:04   2. Drive My Car (Lennon-McCartney) - 4:01   3. Yesterday (Lennon-McCartney) - 3:17   4. Got to Get You Into My Life (Lennon-McCartney) - 4:02   5. When the World Was Young (Mercer-Philippe-Gerard) - 4:08   6. Here Comes the Sun (Harrison) - 5:23   7. Blackbird (Lennon-McCartney) - 2:58   8. Nature Boy (Ahbez) - 3:58   9. Because (Lennon-McCartney) - 3:58   10. Yesterdays (Harbach-Kern) - 3:50   11. Something (George Harrison) - 6:13   12. More Than You Know - (Rose-Eliscu-Youmans) 6:23

Personnel:
Nancy Harrow (vocals) , Sir Roland Hanna (piano) , Bill Easley (flute, clarinet, soprano & tenor sax) , George Mraz (bass) , Grady Tate (drums) ,  Arto Tuncboyaciyan (percussion)
Musical Director: Sir Roland Hanna

Recorded at Giant Sound, New York City, May 5 (#1,2,3,8,9), May 8 (#6,7,10,11) and May 19 (#4,5,12), 1989
Recording Engineer: Malcom Addey
Assisted by Eric Stollberger
Photos: Nick Granito, Gene Laurent & John Snyder
New Liner notes by Doug Ramsey
Produced by John Snyder
This CD release produced by Jordi Pujol

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