The recipe for this album is one
rarely found in any recording. For it includes a dash
of the very well-known and easily recognized in the
selection of the tunes, and a sprinkling of modern
touches in the intricate arrangements. There are strings
and, of course, there is the fine piano of Hal Schaefer.
Any finally, there is pure listening pleasure in every
There is a freshness in this musical
approach to some of your all-time favorites which
creates extraordinary tonal effects, yet the basic
melody is always present. The use of the strings is
at times completely orthodox, then again it moves
into a most modern and interesting strain. There is
a swinging sound, then again a tonal pattern almost
symphonic in content. And throughout, there is excitement,
listening excitement as the new Sounds are heard.
Music That Reminds Me of You
unveils a new Hal Schaefer, one of depth, both as
a performer and as a creator, through his highly original
and imaginative arrangements. As you listen, we are
sure you, too, will be reminded of someone, somewhere,
who may have escaped your memory for an all-too-long
period of time.
United Artists Records 1961