Herb Alpert : Over The Rainbow

CD [Cover Art for Herb Alpert / Over The Rainbow] Your Price: $15.51
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Sell date: 9/2019
Label: Herb Alpert Presents
Mfg's Catalog#: 22079
CDC Part#: 2090745
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 Notes & Reviews
On his 2019 album, Over The Rainbow, Herb Alpert began the same way he has done for all of his albums over the years: searching for great melodies. That search has resulted in the prolific trumpeter's latest offering, a collection of 11 classics and one brand new, original track. That original song, "Skinny Dip", opens the album with a quirky, fun vibe before things move on to recognizable tunes from the great American songbook, which are included for various reasons close to Herb's heart. He felt the danger in the tightrope walk of recording his own version of the iconic "Over The Rainbow", which was cemented within pop culture by Judy Garland's performance and many other fantastic recordings. And whether it's a tribute to Gypsy jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt on "All Love", Bill Withers on "Ain't No Sunshine", or the great Louis Armstrong on "What A Wonderful World", there is always a deeper connection and meaning for Herb on every cover selected for this album, making it one of the most personal projects he has ever worked on.

Skinny Dip
Ain't No Sunshine
All Love
Over the Rainbow
With You I'm Born Again
You Are So Beautiful
Nature Boy
Always on My Mind
South of the Border
What a Wonderful World

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