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A Tribute to Bing Crosby: Paramount's Greatest Singer A lush stunner of an album—Torme's most fully realized in years. It's near- perfect in almost every way: voice, repertoire, arrangements, and ...A Tribute to Bing Crosby: Paramount's Greatest Singer A lush stunner of an album—Torme's most fully realized in years. It's near- perfect in almost every way: voice, repertoire, arrangements, and ...1994-08-26
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A Tribute to Bing Crosby: Paramount's Greatest Singer

Lead Performer: Mel Torme; Producer (group): Concord Jazz; Status: In Season

A lush stunner of an album—Torme’s most fully realized in years. It’s near- perfect in almost every way: voice, repertoire, arrangements, and instrumentation (Randy Sandke and Ken Peplowski make major contributions, soloing on trumpet and sax). Minor flaws? Occasional ponderousness, and overly close miking that exaggerates Torme’s tendency to sputter. A

Originally posted August 26 1994 — 12:00 AM EDT

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