13/06/2017

Various Artists ‎"We All Love Ella: Celebrating The First Lady Of Song" (2007) -Crossover Jazz / Mainstream Jazz



Label : Verve Records


01 - A-Tisket, A-Tasket (Al Feldman & Ella Fitzgerald) / Natalie Cole
02 - Lullaby Of Birdland (George Shearing & B.Y. Forster) / Chaka Khan
03 - The Lady Is A Tramp (Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Hart) / Queen Latifah
04 - Dream A Little Dream Of Me (Fabian Andre, Wilbur Schwartz & Gus Kahn) / Diana Krall & Hank Jones
05 - (If You Can't Sing It) You'll Have To Swing It (a.k.a. Mr. Paganini) (Sam Coslow) / Natalie Cole & Chaka Khan
06 - Oh, Lady Be Good! (George & Ira Gershwin) / Dianne Reeves
07 - Reaching For The Moon (Benny Davis & Jesse Greer) / Lizz Wright
08 - Blues In The Night (Harold Arlen & Johnny Mercer) / Ledisi
09 - Miss Otis Regrets (Cole Porter) / Linda Ronstadt
10 - Someone To Watch Over Me (George & Ira Gershwin) / Gladys Knight
11 - Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me (Duke Ellington & Bob Russell) / Etta James
12 - Angel Eyes (Matt Dennis & Earl Brent) / K.D. Lang
13 - Too Close For Comfort (Jerry Brock, Larry Holofcener & George Weiss) / Michael Bublé
14 - You Are The Sunshine Of My Life (Stevie Wonder) / Ella Fitzgerald & Stevie Wonder

Bonus Tracks

15 - Cotton Tall (Duke Ellington) / Dee Dee Bridgewater
16 - Airmail Special (Charlie Christian, Benny Goodman & Jimmy Mundy) / Nikki Yanefsky


Produced by Phil Ramone
Executive Producer : Ron Goldstein
Recorded by Al Schmitt, Frank Filipetti, Nathaniel Kunkel & Mark Valentine
Mixed by Al Schmitt at Capitol Studios, LA
All Tracks Arranged & Conducted by Rob Mounsey
Except :
"Someone To Watch Over Me" Arranged & Conducted by Billy Childs
"Too Close For Comfort" Arranged by Billy Childs & Conducted by Rob Mounsey
"Miss Otis Regrets" Produced by John Boylan & George Massenburg, Recorded & Mixed by George Massenburg, Arranged by Alan Broadbent
"Airmail Special" Produced by Tommy LiPuma, Arranged & Conducted by John Clayton
"You Are The Sunshine Of My Life" Recorded Live in New Orleans, 1977

Piano : Rob Mounsey (02, 05, 06, 07, 08, 12), Billy Childs (3, 10, 11, 13), Terry Trotter (01), Hank Jones (04), Alan Broadbent (09) & Gerald Clayton (16)
Drums : Gregg Field (01, 02, 05, 13), Curt Bisquera (03, 11), Lewis Nash (06, 07, 08, 12), Mark McLean (10) & Jeff Hamilton (16)
Bass : Kevin Axt (01, 02, 03, 05, 11), David Fink (06, 07, 08, 10, 12), Christian McBride (09), Bob Hurst (13) & John Clayton (16)
Guitar : Dean Parks (01, 02, 03, 05, 11, 13), Rodney Jones (06, 08, 12), Russell Malone (07), Jeff Mironov (10), Josh Sklair (11) & Anthony Wilson (16)
Soloists :
Tony Kadlec (01, 02 Flugelhorn, 03, 05, 06, 08, 10, 11 & 13), Alex Sipiaguine, Frank Greene (01, 03, 05, 06), Barry Danielian, Nick Marchions (13)
Tenor Trombone : John Fedchock (01, 03, 05, 06), Birch Johnson (01, 03, 05, 06, 08, 11, 13), Bruce Eidem (01, 03, 05, 10), Jim Pugh (10)
Bass Trombone : Dave Taylor (01, 03, 05, 06, 08), George Flynn (10, 13)
Alto Sax : Ken Hitchcock (01, 03, 05, 06, 08, 11, 13), Marc Phaneuf (01, 03, 05, 06)
Tenor Sax : Charlie Pillow (01, 03, 05, 06, 08, 11, 13), Walt Weiskopf (01, 03, 05, 06, 08, 11)
Baritone Sax : Roger Rosenberg (01, 03, 05, 06, 08, 11)
Flute : Dave Mann (10), Ken Hitchcock (13)
Alto Flute : Pamela Sklar, Liz Mann (02), Charlie Pillow (10, 13)
Contra Alto Clarinet : Virgil Blackwell (02)
Euphonium : Dave Bargeron (02)
Violin : Regina Crater (07), Elena Barere (Concert Master), Eva Burmeister, David Chan, Vesselin Gellev, Ann Lehman, Katherine Livolsi-Stem, Laura McGinnis, Catherine Ro, Yuri Vodovos (05, 06, 12, 13), Katherine Fong, Richard Sortomme (05, 06, 12), Eugene Drucker (09), Jonathan Dinklage, Karen Karlsrud, Ann Leathers, Matthew Lehmann (13)
Viola : Vincent Lionti, Karen Dreyfus, Desiree Elsevier (05, 06, 12, 13), Craig Mumm (13)
Cello : Richard Locker, Jeanne LeBlanc (05, 06, 12, 13), Diane Barere (05, 06, 12), Roberta Cooper (09), Jeremy Turner, Ellen Westermann (13)
Bass : Tim Cobb, Lawrence Glazener (12)
Harp : Stacy Shames (12)
Vibes : Bob Zimmitti (16)

Production Manager & Contractor : Jill Dell'Abate
Pro Tools Operators : Brian Dozoreth, Steve Genewick, Brian Pugh & Missy Webb
Digital Engineering : BJ Ramone
Assistant Engineers : Missy Webb, Brian Dorozeth, Steve Genewick, Kevin Porter, Angie Teo, German Villacorta, Sheldon  Yellowhair & Tim Mitchell
Recorded at Capitol Studios, LA ; Clintn Studios, NYC ; Henson Studios, LA ; Legacy Studios, NYC ; Bennett Studios, Englewood, NJ & Bill Schnee Studios, Hollywood, CA
Mastered by Doug Sax at The Mastering Lab, Ojai, CA