The art of excellence

The Art of Excellence
Tony Bennett
Released 1986
Recorded 1986
Genre Jazz
Length 42:17
Label Columbia
Producer Danny Bennett
Tony Bennett chronology

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Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]

The Art of Excellence is an album by Tony Bennett, released in 1986. It was his first album upon re-signing with Columbia Records, and began his career comeback that would culminate in the mid-1990s.

Track listing

  1. "Why Do People Fall in Love?/People" (Dennis Lambert, Brian Potter, Bob Merrill, Jule Styne) - 4:05
  2. "Moments Like This" (Burton Lane, Frank Loesser) - 2:47
  3. "What Are You Afraid Of?" (Jack Segal, Robert Wells) - 3:01
  4. "When Love Was All We Had" (Jorge Calandrelli, Sergio Mihanovich) - 5:08
  5. "So Many Stars" (Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman, Sérgio Mendes) - 3:44
  6. "Everybody Has the Blues" (James Taylor) - 3:37
  7. "How Do You Keep the Music Playing?" (A. Bergman, M. Bergman, Michel Legrand) - 4:20
  8. "City of the Angels" (Fred Astaire, Tommy Wolf) - 2:24
  9. "Forget the Woman" (Ettore Stratta) - 3:16
  10. "A Rainy Day" (Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz) - 2:59
  11. "I Got Lost in Her Arms" (Irving Berlin) - 4:27
  12. "The Day You Leave Me" (Cy Coleman, C. Gore) - 2:46



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