album: Fred Astaire and Tony Bennett recording of "The Way You Look Tonight" Both songwriters petitioned the Academy to change its rules requiring that a winning song be written for the film in which it appeared and won the Oscar. . . Bennett live in a concert for BBC One, an intimate performance in the intimate setting of LSO St Lukes, London. Just thinking of you Haymes, for Robert Cushman, begins somber . Notes: Billie Holiday was only twenty-one when she recorded this track for "The Way You Look Tonight" on Brunswick Records in NYC, October 21, 1936, with Teddy Wilson on piano, Irving 'Mouse' Randolph on trumpet, Vido Musso on clarinet, Ben Webster on tenor sax, Allan Reuss on guitar, Milt Hinton on bass and Gene Krupa on drums. album: Got You on My Mind (2004), same track as on album referenced just above, Notes: Madelyn Peyroux is that great combination of being at once completely distinctive while at the same time comfortable in many genres, the songbook being no exception. Sinatra and Riddle swing the ballad just a bit and only on the final line of the song, the repeat of "Just the way you look tonight" do they modulate the tempo down to about where Astaire and Bennett take it. Holiday was twenty-one when she recorded "The Way You Look Tonight" as a duet with Wilson in October 1936. body { And it certainly sounds like Lee hums in harmony with Goodman's clarinet. . The song, concerned with preserving the present, began by projecting itself into a chilly future which it proceeds to redeem. Italian. The song brings the friends together as almost nothing else does . album: The Great Miles Davis Vol 3, Notes: Recorded New York City, June 1947, Miles Davis, trumpet; Kai Winding, trombone; Howard Johnson, alto sax; Coleman Hawkins, tenor sax; Hank Jones, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Max Roach, drums. . (See Bennett video just below.). 02:32. The most well known Bennett recording is from 1997 and the film "My Best Friend's Wedding." It's also worth noting that the humming that Sinatra and Bennett do (in TB's case, in the studio version above and in fact most of his performances) just before they sing the last line is not an ad lib but was written into the original score, though seldom performed, not even by Astaire on the soundtrack. On the Duets 2 album from 2011, Bennett sings "The Way You Look Tonight" with country singer Faith Hill. Stephen Fry, and Alphonsia Emmanuel (vocals). Penny has been upset with Lucky because she has just discovered him gambling in his room, even though the more or less legitimate reason was to win enough to get a tux for their upcoming audition. Kern might have been hard pressed to like this version of his song. album: A Song for You, Notes: "The great Kenny Rankin makes a subtle shift in stylistic focus on this label debut, titled A Song for You. Stephen Holden's 1997 liner notes inside The Very Best of Frank Sinatra claim he recorded this title for the first time for Reprise ) though there's an original "wartime" recording by the singer in the forties released on Columbia/Legacy's The V Tapes:The Columbia Years 1943-1945. Cole is accompanied by an augmented Ted Heath Orchestra. Keith Jarrett Trio } In another place, Furia along with co-writer Michael Lasser extend this idea by calling "The Way You Look Tonight" Swing Time's "one oasis of romanticism . which is filled with elevated language like 'So I chaffed them, and I gaily laughed,' the Fields lyric is . video before starting another. ), 1954 body { 1936 video before starting another. Bing Crosby / Dixie Lee Crosby. background-color: #FBECD5; background-color: #FBECD5; . . must be the the most charming (among other things) vocal record ever made. background-color: #FBECD5; Philip Furia and Days of Wine and Roses, Moon River and Other Academy Award Winners, There's No Business Like Show Business [Legacy Box], Nothing But the Best: The Frank Sinatra Collection, Ultimate Sinatra: The Centennial Collection. . A Linda Ronstadt's work with Nelson Riddle is a good singer re-creating memories. Notes: Haymes recording of "The Way You Look Tonight" is originally from the 1957 album Moondreams. secondhandsongs.com, First theatrical release on August 27, 1936, Fred Astaire with Oscar Peterson / Barney Kessel / Charlie Shavers / Flip Phillips / Ray Brown / Alvin Stoller, Benny Goodman & his Sextet (vocals : Peggy Lee), Mal Waldron with Jackie McLean, John Coltrane, Idrees Sulieman, Sahib Shihab , and Bill Hardman. and your cheek so soft, There is no uncertainty in Tormé's version, no psychological progression; the drama comes from his exploration of Kern's harmonic possibilities and from the insouciant accuracy of everything he does. The 1958 recording is arranged and led by Frank De Vol and was originally included in the album Long Ago and Far Away. JAC. . . album review of Nothing but the Best begins "The remastering of these Frank Sinatra gems gives them such a crisp and clear presence that you could turn up the volume and pretend to have stopped by an upscale supper club in the early 1960s to see him perform"). . "The Way You Look Tonight" "The Way You Look Tonight" is introduced in Swing Time when Lucky (Fred), plays and sings it to Penny (Ginger) in her hotel suite. An early singer to hmm as written is. Keep that breathless charm, They propel Jarrett's advanced viewpoint in making well-known American popular songs all his own" from iTunes album review. . . (Bordman, p. 360). This album swings hard, the band really cooks . (Winer, p. 99, 102, 103). Video: Visit the Cafe Songbook Lyrics Lounge to listen to the 1997 track as found on the CD pictured above. The result here is a slightly funk inflected jazz rendition of a standard ballad -- and we love it. Cause I love you, Hearing the plaintive song while she is shampooing, Penny relinquishes her last bit of resistance, reenters the room where he is singing and lovingly listens until, at the song's last bar, sees herself in the mirror, hair fully lathered, and, mortified, quickly retreats out of sight. In the 1952 recording Astaire sings accompanied by six members of Jazz at the Philharmonic: tenor saxophonist Flip Phillips, trumpeter Charlie Shavers, pianist Oscar Peterson, guitarist Barney Kessel, bassist Ray Brown, and drummer Alvin Stoller. For further information on Cafe Songbook policies with regard to the above matters, see our "About Cafe Songbook" page (link at top and bottom of every page). The lyrics for "The Way You Look Tonight'" are published in: Click here to read Cafe Songbook lyrics policy. } background-color: #FBECD5; He then notes how these lines coincide with a "slight but definite uplift in the melody," foreshadowing the compensation the memory of her will provide to the singer when that inevitable sadness arrives. video before starting another. written by Marija Renota Norman Granz Sessions. body { Fred Astaire and Oscar Peterson Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. . written by David McNeil So long lives this and this gives life to thee. . Czech, De quoi a-t-elle l'air ce soir? body { Many commentators on "The Way You Look Tonight" fall into one of two categories: Those who focus on the profoundly philosophical aspects of the song versus those who praise its simple and straightforward seductiveness. French, Solo un momento fa America's Songs: The Stories Behind the Songs of Broadway, Hollywood, and Tin Pan Alley, New York: Routledge, 2006. Won't you please arrange it, . } album: Standards Live (1986), Notes: "Keith Jarrett's Standards Trio spread their wings during live performance in as astute and dignified a manner as any group since the similarly sized Bill Evans ensembles of three decades prior. Rollins seems to bring Monk out, and he plays longer lines, more lyrical lines without abandoning his characteristic left hand chords and the discords against them in the right hand triplets. The poignancy is intensified by the hint that the "someday," fraught with all its difficulty, will come despite her loveliness. The movie is the story of how John "Lucky" Garnett (Fred Astaire), a dancer and gambler, meets and falls in love with Penny Carroll (Ginger Rodgers) a dancing school teacher. Notes: As the story goes, when the recording sessions were complete, Astaire presented each of his accompanying musicians with a 24 K gold ID bracelet with the name of the musician on the front and "Fred" on the back. body { album: Nothing but the Best, 1964 . Mel Tormé (See books just below.) A group of show biz types travel to the country estate Peter (Stephen Fry) has just inherited from his father for a reunion ten years after they appeared together in a minor comic musical revue, a point in the past when poignant youthful friendships were intensified. That they play together so beautifully here is undoubtedly due to a seamless merger of family closeness and individual musical skills. He also repeats the last two lines of the bridge, "And that laugh that wrinkles your nose / touches my foolish heart." A mending process, though fleeting still, occurs as they follow Roger (Hugh Laurie) and his wife Mary (Imelda Staunton), who are now young but distressed parents making a living not as actors but as jingle writers, to the piano and begin to play and sing "The Way You Look Tonight."

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