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The Sophisticated Strings and Arrangements of LEROY HOLMES - Double CD

The Sophisticated Strings and Arrangements of LEROY HOLMES - Double CD
£14.99
CD / Product Number: JASCD734

Leroy Holmes was an American songwriter, composer, arranger and conductor. This is a 'must listen' for those who are after the sweep of lustrous violins, muted cellos and the vibrant darkness of violas. You will hear on this collection a cleverly balanced program of arrangements covering five original LPs, Which highlight glorious string sections, big band themes, a selection of Spanish songs, movie themes and a tribute to the great Ray Charles.
The musical taste and imagination of Leroy Holmes is self-evidently displayed in an appealing fashion on these 60 tracks. Many of these songs may set toes to tapping, as this CD set is made for pure musical enjoyment, and to be savoured as one would a fine wine.

Description

Disc 1

1. THERE'S A SMALL HOTEL
2. WHAT IS THIS THING CALLED LOVE?
3. AT LAST
4. POWERHOUSE
5. THE HOUR OF PARTING
6. THE MOON WAS YELLOW
7. SMOKE GETS IN YOUR EYES
8. MOOD INDIGO
9. HUMORESQUE
10. BLUE MOON
11. SOPHISTICATED LADY
12. TICO TICO
13. LAMENTO (SONG OF THE WIND)
14. DELICADO
15. ANDALUCIA (The Breeze And I)
16. LISBON ANTIGUA
17. DOLCE FAR NIENTE
18. MY SHAWL (OMBO)
19. DANSERA
20. TARA LARA
21. THE RAIN IN SPAIN (El Rey Que Hay En Madrid)
22. LOS PERROS LANUDOS (The Pink Poodles)
23. VAYA CON DIOS (May God Be With You)
24. ADIOS
25. FLYING HOME
26. CONTRASTS
27. CIRIBIRIBIN
28. SMOKE RINGS
29. CHEROKEE
30. SNOWFALL
31. LET'S DANCE
32. I CAN'T GET STARTED

Disc 2

1. TAKE THE 'A' TRAIN
2. NIGHTMARE
3. I'M GETTING SENTIMENTAL OVER YOU
4. MOONLIGHT SERENADE
5. LUCY'S THEME FROM 'PARRISH'
6. LOVE IN A GOLDFISH BOWL
7. WHERE THE BOYS ARE
8. TAMMY
9. THE PARENT TRAP
10. THEME FROM 'A REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE'
11. APRIL LOVE
12. GIDGET
13. THEME FROM 'A SUMMER PLACE'
14. THEME FROM 'RETURN TO PEYTON PLACE'
15. (LOVE IS) THE TENDER TRAP
16. LOVE ME TENDER
17. UNCHAIN MY HEART
18. I'LL DROWN IN MY TEARS
19. HIT THE ROAD JACK
20. CHERRY
21. HALLELUJAH, I LOVE HER SO
22. TELL ALL THE WORLD ABOUT YOU
23. GEORGIA ON MY MIND
24. AIN'T THAT LOVE
25. JUST FOR A THRILL
26. WHAT'D I SAY
27. RUBY
28. I GOT A WOMAN