The Art of Romance

Release Year November 19, 2004
Label Columbia, RPM
Release Number CK 92820
Format CD
The Art of Romance was released in 2004.


Track Layout
 1 Close Enough For Love 4:28  7 All For You 4:35
 2 All In Fun 4:08  8 The Best Man 2:52
 3 Where Do You Start 3:42  9 Don’t Like Goodbyes 4:15
 4 Little Did I Dream 3:45  10 Being Alive 3:52
 5 I Remember You 5:06  11 Gone With The Wind 4:16
 6 Time To Smile 3:24
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Primary Musical Personnel

Vocals Tony Bennett
Piano Lee Musiker
Bass Paul Langosch
Drums Clayton Cameron
Guitar Gray Sargent
Conga Candido Camero (on Being Alive)
Saxophone Phil Woods (on Close Enough For Love, Little Did I Dream, Time To Smile, The Best Man, Being Alive)
Arrangements Lee Musiker, Jorge Calandrelli, Johhnny Mandel
Conductors Johnny Mandel, Jesse Levy
Orchestra Contractor Jesse Levy



The Art of Romance was recorded in 2004 at the Bergen Performing Arts Center Theatre in Englewood, NJ.

Production Personnel

Producer Phil Ramone
Executive Producer  Danny Bennett
Recorded and mixed by  Dae Bennett
Music Director for Tony Bennett  Lee Musiker
Production Coordinator  Vance Anderson
Engineering & Design Live Studio Monitoring  Tom Young
Second Engineer  Brian Dozoretz
Piano Technician  Michael M. Miccio, R/P.T.
Mastered by  Bob Ludwig
A&R  Don DeVito
Art Direction and Design  Josh Cheuse
Photography Mark Seliger


  • Recorded and mixed at Bennett Studios, Englewood, NJ
  • Performed at the Bergen Performing Arts Center
  • Mastered at Gateway Mastering, Portland, Maine
  • Tony Bennett uses Sennheiser and Neumann microphones exclusively
  • Clayton Cameron uses Regal Tip brushes and plays Ludwig drums exclusively
  • Gray Sargent uses Yamaha guitars exclusively


  • 2006: Grammy Award for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

Additional Releases

  • 2011: Disc #69 in The Tony Bennett Complete Collection (88697874603-JK67)


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