Friday Night Music: Tenderly

I was in the mood for something on the torchy side tonight and stumbled on to this swell clip of Nat King Cole from his teevee variety show. Better yet, Oscar Peterson is on piano. I’m a big Oscar Peterson fan and he, in turn, was a huge King Cole fan. Peterson had a wonderful singing voice that was rarely recorded. Why? He sounded too much like his hero, Nat King Cole. Here they are together: