Music, like love, is a many splendored thing. Here's a man - our beloved Louis, who can't sing for [email protected]
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If you want a break from dixieland and want to hear this dear man sing Arlen, Cole Porter, Mercer, Gershwin and other ballads so expressively and with all his might, you will savor this very fine CD. Oscar Peterson, Herb Ellis, Ray Brown and Louis Bellson are terrific, too.
Just a silly thought - It would be fun if Louis had also done a CD with Oscar the Grouch. I want to hear their duets.