quarta-feira, 29 de julho de 2009

Tony Mottola - The Best Of Tony Mottola - The Tony Touch

  1. Help Yourself
  2. Georgia On My Mind
  3. Can't Take My Eyes Off You
  4. Cry Me A River
  5. I'll Never Fall In Love Again
  6. Goin' Out Of My Head
  7. This Guy's In Love With You
  8. Those Were The Days
  9. Dream A Little Dream Of Me
  10. Lush And Lovely
  11. Come Prima
  12. Do You Know The Way To San Jose?
The Best of Tony Mottola

Tony Mottola (18 April 1918 – 9 August 2004) was an American guitarist who released dozens of solo albums. Mottola was born in Kearny, New Jersey and died in Denville, New Jersey.

Like many of his contemporaries he started out learning to play the banjo and then took up the guitar. He got his first guitar lessons from his father and by the late 1930's he was playing in George Hall's orchestra in a rhythm section that included [[Johnnie Guarnieri and Nick Fatool.

Mottola was one of the most sought after and respected studio musicians in the recording and music industry. He worked extensively with Frank Sinatra and Perry Como, and orchestrated albums for Burl Ives. He appeared on the DuMont Television Network program Melody Street.

Mottola also played with Doc Severinsen's Orchestra on The Tonight Show and composed music for the films Running on Empty and Violated (1953) as well as the 1950s television series Danger, which starred Yul Brynner.

Mottola was interred in Gate of Heaven Cemetery in East Hanover, New Jersey.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Tony Mottola is recognized throughout the world for "The Tony Touch." Tony's albums are in great demand everywhere. He is a best seller in Japan, Spain, Mexico, Australia and other countries where guitars buffs eagerly await his new release. For many years, Tony has been acclaimed for his work with many of the world's most popular vocalists. He was the featured guitarist on the Perry Como TV series and at present he is a spotlighted solist with Frank Sinatra in Concert.

Professional musicians, as well as discriminating music lovers throughout the world, recognize "The Tony Touch" as being unique. On this record, Tony has selected what he considers his finest performances from his previous albums.

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