Rosemary Clooney Girl Singer

Girl Singer
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  • Originally Released: 1992
  • Label: Concord Records

Entertainment Reviews:

Down Beat - 7/92, p.40
3.5 Stars - Good Plus - "...her profound professionalism never precludes her wearing her big heart on her taffeta sleeve...neatly mixes 14 standards and surprises..."
Village Voice (2/2/93, p.78) - "...The seemingly effortless jazz-pop big band vocal albums of the '50s and early '60s, now fetishized by audiences first discovering Riddle and May, are gloriously recalled by this nearly impeccable set..."

Tracks:

  • Buy for $0.991.Nice 'N Easy
  • Buy for $0.992.Sweet Kentucky Ham
  • Buy for $0.993.Autumn in New York
  • Buy for $0.994.Miss Otis Regrets
  • Buy for $0.995.Let There Be Love
  • Buy for $0.996.Lovers After All
  • Buy for $0.997.From This Moment On
  • Buy for $0.998.More Than You Know
  • Buy for $0.999.Wave
  • Buy for $0.9910.We Fell in Love Anyway
  • Buy for $0.9911.Ellington Medley: It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) / I'm Checking Out (Goombye)
  • Buy for $0.9912.Of Course It's Crazy
  • Buy for $0.9913.Straighten up and Fly Right
  • Buy for $0.9914.The Best Is Yet to Come

Product Description:

Personnel: Rosemary Clooney (vocals); John Oddo (piano, synthesizer); Tim May (guitar); Tom Warrington (bass); Joe LaBarbera (drums); Joe Porcaro (percussion).
Recorded at Group IV Recording Studios, Hollywood, California in November & December 1991. Includes liner notes by Linda Rondstadt.
Personnel: Rosemary Clooney (vocals); Monica Mancini (soprano); Ann White (alto); Earl Brown , Mitchel Moore (tenor); Mitch Gordon (baritone); Timothy May (guitar); Gary Foster (flute, alto flute, reeds, alto saxophone); Dan Higgins (flute, clarinet, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone); Joe Soldo (flute, clarinet, alto saxophone); Pete Christlieb (flute, clarinet, tenor saxophone); Bob Tricarico (flute, bass clarinet, baritone saxophone); Bob Cooper (clarinet, tenor saxophone); Earl Brown Singers (tenor saxophone); George Graham, Larry Hall , Warren Luening, Bob Summers (trumpet, flugelhorn); Brad Warnaar (French horn); George Roberts , William Booth , Bill Elton, Chauncey Welsch (trombone); John Oddo (piano, synthesizer); Joe La Barbera (drums); Jeff Porcaro, Joe Porcaro (percussion).
Audio Mixer: Phil Edwards .
Audio Remixer: Phil Edwards .
Liner Note Authors: Mark Magistrelli; George Zahn; Linda Ronstadt.
Recording information: Group IV Recording Studios, Hollywood, CA (11/1991-12/1991).
Illustrator: Tony Bennett .
Arrangers: John Oddo; Peter Matz.
This CD differs a bit from Rosemary Clooney's previous Concord albums. For the first time, tenor saxophonist Scott Hamilton is not in the supporting cast and Clooney is joined by a big band. She celebrates the legacy of the "girl singers" of the swing era in style although some of the selections (such as Dave Frishberg's "Sweet Kentucky Ham," "Let There Be Love" and "Wave") were certainly not around during the big-band era. With such soloists as trumpeter Warren Luening, trombonist Chauncey Welsch, flutist Gary Foster and tenors Bob Cooper and Pete Christlieb having short spots, Clooney performs a fine program which alternates light swingers with ballads. ~ Scott Yanow

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Product Info

  • UPC: 013431449621
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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