Mel TorméBorn 13 September 1925. Died 5 June 1999
Mel Tormé Biography (Wikipedia)
Melvin Howard Tormé (September 13, 1925 – June 5, 1999), best known as Mel Tormé and nicknamed The Velvet Fog, was an American musician, best known as a singer of jazz standards. He was also a jazz composer and arranger, drummer, an actor in radio, film, and television, and the author of five books. He composed the music for "The Christmas Song" ("Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire") and co-wrote the lyrics with Bob Wells.
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Funk Family Tree: De La Soul - Ray Charles
Mel Tormé Tracks