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Main Title, Includes: Theme From New York, New York / You Are My Lucky Star / Just You, Just Me / The Man I Love (Medley)
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Opus Number One
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Flip The Dip
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V.J. Stomp
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It's A Wonderful World

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Ralph Burns studied at the New England Conservatory of Music and, by his own admission, learned the art of jazz arranging through transcribing from records. At first Burns joined the Charlie Barnet organization, but by 1944 he was working with Woody Herman "second herd" as the band's pianist and chief arranger. Burns composed several of the instrumental standards associated with Herman, including "Bijou" and "Apple Honey." But Burns scored a bull's-eye with the three-part extend... Read more

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