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Here's to LifeOn Here's to Life Shirley Horn creates a dreamy, late-night affair, a valentine to such lesser-known but entrancing ballads as the...Here's to LifeJazzOn Here's to Life Shirley Horn creates a dreamy, late-night affair, a valentine to such lesser-known but entrancing ballads as the...1992-06-19
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Here's to Life

Genre: Jazz; Lead Performer: Shirley Horn

On Here’s to Life Shirley Horn creates a dreamy, late-night affair, a valentine to such lesser-known but entrancing ballads as the Gershwins’ ”Isn’t It a Pity.” As both a vocalist of subtle graces and a pianist who knows the beauty of economy, Horn wows with understatement. And Johnny Mandel’s sumptuous arrangements, tastefully lined with strings, coat her velour textures without smothering them. A