Plays Songs By Vernon Duke

Andre Previn

Plays Songs By Vernon Duke
  • CAT # OJCCD-1769-25

    1. Cabin In The Sky 4:00
    2. Autumn In New York 3:50
    3. The Love I Long For 3:38
    4. Ages Ago 3:48
    5. Taking A Chance On Love 5:15
    6. What Is There To Say? 3:55
    7. I Can't Get Started 5:25
    8. I Like The Likes Of You 3:43
    9. Round About 4:33
    10. April In Paris 3:43

Previn playing Duke is a perfect match. Both men were born in Europe, maintained successful careers in both the classical and jazz/pop music realms, and displayed a surprising feeling for the blues. Highlights of this first solo recording by Previn include “Taking a Chance on Love,” with its classical allusions; the funky slant on “I Like the Likes of You”; and the Oscar Peterson echoes in “April in Paris.”

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