Still one of the world's most popular pianists and conductors, Peter Nero forged elements from the Classical, Jazz and Pop worlds to create a sound uniquely his own. Originally released in the early '60s, these two albums (together on a single CD) were among his most commercially successful, and showcase Nero at his best.
1.Midnight In Moscow
2.When The World Was Young
3.My Bonnie Lies Over The Ocean
4.What Kind Of Fool Am I?
7.Never On Sunday
12.Mack The Knife
14.Maria (From "West Side Story")
15.Slow Boat To China
16.Bless, You Are My Woman Now
17.On The Street Where You Live
18.St. Louis Blues
19.Three Coins In The Fountain
20.Just One Of Thouse Things
22.Long Ago And Far Away
23.Tea For Two
24.Body & Soul
2 LPs on 1 CD: HAIL THE CONQUERING NERO (1963)/NEW PIANO IN TOWN (1961).
Originally released on RCA (LPM 2638)/RCA (LPM 2383). Includes liner notes by Al Fichera.
In 2000, Collectables reissued the lush sounds of pianist Peter Nero's Hail the Conquering Nero/New Piano in Town. Both originally released on the RCA imprint in 1963 and 1961, respectively, Nero covers a wide range of familiar standards, gentle ballads, and sophisticated interpretations of Broadway hits. ~ Rob Theakston