A protégé of Jeri Sullivan, singer David Silverman has a clear voice and the ability to swing while still being a superior interpreter of lyrics. His piano playing is excellent in the jazz mainstream, as shown on two instrumentals (Wes Montgomery's "Fried Pies" and "Beautiful Love") and in short solos on his 13 vocal pieces. Highlights include "I Won't Dance," "Let's Fly Away," "Rhode Island Is Famous for You" and the Peggy Lee-associated "I Love Being Here With You." Silverman (who is accompanied by bassist Paul Gormley and drummer Paul Kreibich) is in fine form throughout his recording debut.
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AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow