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Mel Tormé

Mel Tormé

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Mel Tormé: Now Mel Gets With The Beat!

Profile by Ian Dove, New Musical Express, 4 January 1963

HALF-WAY through 1961 Melvin Howard Tormé was moaning that "there were no songs being written that were worth singing. ...

Mel Tormé: Talk of the Town, London

Live Review by Alan Smith, New Musical Express, 10 June 1967

CRISP, CRACKLING, sharp, superb, swinging, casual, brilliant, completely at ease, masterly, humorous, likeable — I could run out of superlatives for Mel Tormé, who opened ...

Mel Tormé: Velvet Peasouper Blankets West End

Interview by Brian Case, New Musical Express, 24 July 1976

MEL TORMÉ talks LIKE THIS. He has VERY STRONG OPINIONS and also DOESN'T LIKE cigarette SMOKE. ...

Tormé writes about a singer, but not himself

Interview by Philip Elwood, The San Francisco Examiner, 16 June 1978

YOUR ONLY contact with Mel Tormé has been while he was performing (singing, playing piano or drums, joking). So you've really only gotten a sample ...

Mel Tormé, George Shearing, Carmen McRae: Royal Festival Hall, London

Live Review by Richard Williams, The Times, 13 September 1983

IT SEEMS probable that not many of those who gathered last night to hear Mel Tormé and George Shearing at the first of their five ...

Gus Wildi's Bebopping Jazz Baby: Bethlehem Records

Retrospective by Fred Dellar, Rock's Backpages, March 2009

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 17, 1953. American TV companies were gearing up for
the first programmes in colour, Playboy was cock-a-hoop about featuring
Marilyn Monroe on the cover and ...

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