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Album Review: 'Live in Australia 1959'

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Live in Australia 1959

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
Producers:
Blue Note
genre:
Jazz, POP

We gave it an A-

Sinatra’s ability to swing has rarely been more apparent than on these live (previously bootlegged) recordings, on which he’s backed by jazz vibraphonist Red Norvo’s small group. Sound quality is a bit subpar, and Sinatra is uncharacteristically insensitive to the lyrics on ”Dancing in the Dark.” But the best numbers capture the singer in prime form. A-