!Ole Torme!: Mel Torme Goes South of the Border with Billy May

¡Olé Tormé!: Mel Tormé Goes South of the Border with Billy May
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Studio album by
Released1959
RecordedMarch 21 – April 2, 1959, Los Angeles
GenreVocal jazz
Length54:31
LabelVerve
ProducerCarl Jefferson
Mel Tormé chronology
Mel Tormé's California Suite
(1957)
¡Olé Tormé!: Mel Tormé Goes South of the Border with Billy May
(1959)
Back in Town
(1959)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[1]

¡Olé Tormé!: Mel Tormé Goes South of the Border with Billy May is a 1959 studio album by Mel Tormé, arranged by Billy May.[2][3] It was one of many Latin-tinged jazz albums released in the late 1950s and early 1960s.[4][5]

Track listing[]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."At the Crossroads (Malagueña)"Ernesto Lecuona, Bob Russell2:39
2."Frenesi"Alberto Dominguez, Leonard Whitcup2:36
3."Adios"Enric Madriguera, Harry M. Woods2:05
4."Baia"Ary Barroso, Ray Gilbert2:30
5."Six Lessons from Madame la Zonga"James V. Monaco, Charles Newman3:10
6."Rosita"Gus Haenschen2:58
7."South of the Border"Michael Carr, Jimmy Kennedy3:03
8."Nina"Cole Porter2:36
9."Cuban Love Song"Dorothy Fields, Jimmy McHugh, Herbert Stothart2:04
10."Perfidia"Alberto Dominguez2:08
11."The Rhumba Jumps!"Hoagy Carmichael, Johnny Mercer2:14
12."Vaya Con Dios (May God Be with You)"Inez James, Buddy Pepper, Larry Russell3:19

Personnel[]

References[]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ ¡Olé Tormé!: Mel Tormé Goes South of the Border with Billy May at AllMusic
  3. ^ Friedwald, Will (May 18, 2010). "A Biographical Guide to the Great Jazz and Pop Singers". Pantheon Books – via Google Books.
  4. ^ Firmat, Gustavo Perez (October 26, 2010). "The Havana Habit". Yale University Press – via Google Books.
  5. ^ Goldberg, K. Meira; Clark, Walter Aaron; Pizà, Antoni (June 20, 2019). "Transatlantic Malagueñas and Zapateados in Music, Song and Dance: Spaniards, Natives, Africans, Roma". Cambridge Scholars Publishing – via Google Books.