By Josef Woodard
Updated June 19, 1992 at 04:00 AM EDT
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Here's to Life

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On Here’s to Life Shirley Horn creates a dreamy, late-night affair, a valentine to such lesser-known but entrancing ballads as the Gershwins’ ”Isn’t It a Pity.” As both a vocalist of subtle graces and a pianist who knows the beauty of economy, Horn wows with understatement. And Johnny Mandel’s sumptuous arrangements, tastefully lined with strings, coat her velour textures without smothering them. A

Here's to Life

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