10/07/2016

Kenny Rankin "A Song For You" (2002) -Jazz Pop-


 Label : The Verve Music Group


01 - When The Sun Comes Out (Harold Arlen & Ted Koehler)
02 - Where Do You Start (Johnny Mandel, Alan Bergman & Marilyn Bergman)
03 - 'Round Midnight (Thelonious Monk, Cootie Williams & Bernie Hanighen)
04 - She Was Too Good To Me (Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Hart)
05 - Spanish Harlem (Jerry Leiber & Phil Spector)
06 - Then I'll Be Tired Of You (E.Y. Harburg & Arthur Schwartz)
07 - The Way You Look Tonight (Jerome Kern & Dorothy Fields)
08 - I've Just Seen A Face (John Lennon & Paul McCartney)
09 - Love Walked In (George Gershwin & Ira Gershwin)
10 - A Song For You (Leon Russell)


Produced by Tommy LiPuma & Al Schmitt
Recorded by Al Schmitt on Oct. 2-5 at Right Tracks Studios, New York & Nov. 14, 15 & Dec. 14 at Avatar Studios, New York
Vocal Overdubs Recorded by Al Schmitt on Oct. 24, 26, 29 & Nov. 5, 6 at LA. FX Studio, Los Angeles
Mixed by Al Schmitt on Feb. 4-7, 15 at Capitol Studios, Los Angeles
Mastered by Doug Sax on March 11 at The Mastering Lab, Los Angeles


Musicians :

Kenny Rankin : Vocals & Guitar (10)

with:

David Spinozza : Acoustic & Electric Guitars
Leon Pendarvis : Keyboards
Christian McBride : Bass
Lewis Nash : Drums

And Special Guests:
John Beasley : Synthesizer (02, 04, 06, 08 & 10)
Roy Hargrove : Trumpet (04)
Chris Potter : Tenor Saxophone (01 & 09)
Russell Malone : Guitar (02, 04 & 06)

Basic Song Arrangements by Kenny Rankin
Scored for Quartet by David Spinozza
Orchestrations for Winds & Strings by Alan Broadbant (02, 04, 06 & 09) & John Beasley (05, 08 & 10)

Extra Musicians:
On Tracks 02, 04, 06 & 09:
Violas : Marilyn Baker, Denyse Buffum, Peter Hatch, Carole Mukogawa, Harry Shirinian & Raymond Tischer
Celli : Jodi Burnett, Larry Corbett, Paul Hochhalter, Ane Karam, Jerome Kessler & Earl Madison
Reeds : Dan Higgins, Karolyn Kafer, Jack Nimitz, Fred Selden & Donald Shelton

On Tracks 05, 08 & 10:
Flutes : Steve Kujala & Hubert Laws
Violas : Marilyn Baker, Carole Mukogawa, James Ross, Harry Shirinian & Raymond Tischer
Celli : Jodi Burnett, Ernie Ehrhardt, Anne Karam, Earl Madison & David Speltz
Trumpets : Rick Baptist & Warren Luening
Trombones : Charles Loper & David Warnaar
Oboe : Jon Clarke
Bassoon : Harvey Saltzman
Clarinets : Steve Tavaglione & Donald Shelton
Bass Clarinet : Jack Nimitz