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March 30, 2011


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mel house


Thanks for the marvelous clip of Jo and Ella. Two great singers singing great songs (including some of my favorites).It doesn't get any better than this.


Allan Norwitz

Besides the cds you discussed, I suggest also Weston's wonderful arrangementss on Doris Day's albums Day by Day and Day by Night. I've always thought Weston was a very underrated arranger, especially his work backing singers. While adding beautiful sound to the songs. he always manages to stay out of the singer's way. Allan N

John P. Cooper

Paul Weston was brilliant always.

Wonder how he wound up doing an album for Norman Granz on Verve?

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