Astoria: Portrait of the Artist

Release Date February 27, 1990
Label Columbia
Release Number CK 45348
Format CD
Astoria: Portrait of the Artist was released in 1990.


Track Layout
 1 When Do The Bells Ring For Me? 2:58  8 Antonia 3:05
 2 I Was Lost, I Was Drifting 3:54  9 A Weaver of Dreams/There Will Never Be Another You 2:42
 3 A Little Street Where Old Friends Meet 3:17  10 Body and Soul 4:00
 4 The Girl I Love 4:17  11 Where Do You Go From Love? 3:03
 5 It’s Like Reaching For the Moon 2:28  12 The Boulevard of Broken Dreams 2:21
 6 Speak Low 3:43  13 Where Did The Magic Go? 4:50
 7 The Folks Who Live On the Hill 3:58  14 I’ve Come Home Again 2:32
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Primary Musical Personnel

Vocals Tony Bennett
Conductor, Arrangement Jorge Calandrelli
Piano Ralph Sharon
Bass Paul Langosch
Drums Joe LaBarbera
Orchestra The U.K. Orchestra Limited


Astoria: Portrait of the Artist was recorded at Master Sound Studio, Queens, New York  between May 16 and May 18, 1989.

Orchestral tracks were recorded at CTS Sound Studios, Wembley, England on June 27 and 28, 1989.

Production Personnel

Producer Danny Bennett
Engineers Dick Lewzey, Ben Rizzi
Assistant Engineers  David Merrill, Jonathan Morton
Mixing  Dae Bennett
Editing, Sequencing  Scott Hull
Assistant Engineer, Mixing Assistant  Tom Chiappa
Mastering Bob Ludwig
Art Direction  Josephine DiDonato
Photography Ken Nahoum

Additional Releases

  • 1990: CBS LP 12″: 4660051 — Astoria. Portrait Of The Artist [UK]
  • 1990: CBS/Sony CD: CSCS-5057 — Astoria. Portrait Of The Artist [Japan]
  • 2011: Disc #57 in The Tony Bennett Complete Collection (88697874603-JK56)
  • 2013: Sony Music Entertainment: 98381 — Astoria: Portrait Of The Artist


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