My Funny Valentine
I don't remember remember when we (Michael Kamen, Julia Migenes Johnson, Steven McLaughlin, Chris Brooks) did this record. I do remember that for this track my only direction was: "make it sound like someone died".
Harlem On My Mind
This a somewhat obscure Irving Berlin tune. What makes this a bit different is that every note was scored. I was considered an expert of pre - world war II popular music so I knew what to do with this. Again, Michael was able to get an amazing performance out of an unusual instrumentation