26/05/2020

The Manhattan Transfer "Tonin'" (1994) -Contemporary Jazz-



Label : Atlantic Recording Corporation


Drapeau des États-Unis 01 - Let's Hang On (Sandy Linzer, Dennis Randell & Bob Crewe)
02 - Groovin' (Felix Cavaliere & Eddie Brigati)
03 - It's Gonna Take A Miracle (Teddy Randazzo, Lou Stallman & Bobby Weinstein)
04 - I Second That Emotion (Smokey 'William' Robinson & Alfred Cleveland)
05 - La-La Means I Love You (Thom Bell & William Hart)
06 - Too Busy Thinking About My Baby (Barrett Strong, Norman Whitfield & Janie Bradford)
07 - The Thrill Is Gone (Rick Darnell & Roy Hawkins)
08 - Hot Fun In The Summertime (Sylvester Stewart)
09 - Along Comes Mary (Tandyn Almer)
10 - Dream Lover (Bobby Darin)
11 - Save The Last Dance For Me (Doc Pomus & Mort Shuman)
12 - God Only Knows (Brian Wilson & Tony Asher)


Produced by Arif Mardin
Recording Engineer : Michael O'Reilly
Additional Recording Engineers : Jack Joseph Puig, Ed Cherney, David Richards, Jeremy Smith
Assistants Engineers : Marnie Riley, Rich Castey, Chris Albert, Matt Curry, Rail Jon Rogut, Jay Militsher, Car Nappa, Scott Perry, Rory Romano
String Arrangements by Arif Mardin
Concert Master : Gene Orloff
Recorded at Conway Studios, Los Angeles, CA ; Unique Recording Studios, New York, NY ; The Hit Factory, New York, NY ; Crescent Moon Studios, Miami, FL ; Record One Studios, Sharman Oaks, CA ; Right Track Recording, New York, NY ; Power Station Recording Studios, New York, NY ; Mountain Studios, Montreux, Switzerland
Remixed by Michael O'Reilly at Right Track Recording, Newy York, NY & Power Station Recording Studios, New York, NY
Contractor : Frank DeCaro
Mastered by George Marino at Sterling Sound, NYC


01 - Let's Hang On

Guest : Frankie Valli
Lead vocals : Frankie Valli & Janis Siegel
Vocal Arrangement : Alan Paul & Tim Hauser
Arranged by Jorge Casas, Clay Ostwald & Arif Mardin
Additional Arrangement by Tim Hauser & Alan Paul
Synclavier Programmed by Jorge Casas & Clay Ostwald
Keyboards : Clay Ostwald
Guitar : Rene Toledo
Bass : Jorge Casas
Percussion : Edwin Bonila & Luis Conte
Additional Vocal Arrangement : Arif Mardin
Horn Arrangement : Jorge Casas, Clay Ostwald & Arif Mardin
Horn Section :
Trumpets Jim Hines & Tony Cadlic
Saxophone : Chris Hunter & Roger Rosenberg
Trombone : Herb Besson

02 - Groovin'

Guest : Felix Cavaliere
Lead vocal : Felix Cavaliere & Alan Paul
Vocal Arrangement : Alan Paul
Arranged by Steve Skinner, Arif Mardin & Alan Paul
Programmed by Steve Skinner
Synthesizers & Keyboards : Robbie Buchanan
Additional Keyboards : Steve Skinner
Additional Programming Mark Mann
Guitar Michael Landau
Drums : Mike Baird
Percussion : Luis Conte & Lenny Castro
Harmonica : Tommy Morgan

03 - It's Gonna Take A Miracle

Guest : Bette Midler
Lead vocals : Bette Midler & Janis Siegel
Vocal Arrangement : Janis Siegel
Arranged by Arif Mardin
Additional Arrangement : Janis Siegel
Synthesizers & Keyboards : Robbie Buchanan
Additional Programming : Mark Mann
Alto Sax : Joel Peskin
Guitar : Michael Landau
Bass : Abraham Laboriel
Drums : Mike Baird

04 - I Second That Emotion

Guest : Smokey Robinson
Lead vocal : Smokey Robinson
Vocal Arrangement : Tim Hauser & Janis Siegel
Arranged by Steve Skinner & Arif Mardin
Programmed by Steve Skinner
Synthesizers & Keyboards : Randy Kerber
Additional Synthesizers : Tom Ranier
Guitar : Paul Jackson Jr., Michael Thompson
Bass : Neil Stubenhaus
Drums : John 'JR' Robinson
Percussion : Lenny Castro
Horn Section :
Trumpets : Jim Hines & Tony Cadlic
Saxophone : Chris Hunter & Roger Rosenberg
Trombone : Herb Besson

05 - La-La Means I Love You

Guest : Laura Nyro
Lead vocals : Laura Nyro & Cheryl Bentyne
Vocal Arrangement : Janis Siegel
Arranged by Arif Mardin & Laura Nyro
Synthesizers & Keyboards : Robbie Buchanan
Piano : Laura Nyro
Guitar : David Spinozza
Bass : Will Lee
Drums : Chris Parker
Percussion & Programming : Joe Mardin

06 - Too Busy Thinking About My Baby

Guest : Phil Collins
Lead vocals : Phil Collins & Tim Hauser
Vocal Arrangement : Tim Hauser
Arranged by Steve Skinner & Arif Mardin
Guitar : Paul Jackson Jr.
Bass : Neil Stubenhaus
Tenor Sax : Danny Wilensky
Live Drums, High Hat & Cymbals : Joe Mardin

07 - The Thrill Is Gone

Guests : Ruth Brown & B.B. King
Lead vocals : Ruth Brown & Janis Siegel
Lead Guitar : B.B. King
Vocal Arrangement : Mervyn Warren
Arranged by Arif Mardin
Additional Vocal Arrangement : Arif Mardin
Keyboards : Greg Phillinganes
Guitar : David Williams
Bass : Dave Marotta
Drums : Harvey Mason

08 - Hot Fun In The Summertime

Guest : Chaka Khan
Lead vocals : Chaka Khan & The Manhattan Transfer
Vocal Arrangement : Janis Siegel
Arranged by Steve Skinner & Arif Mardin
Additional Arrangement : Janis Siegel
Programmed by Steve Skinner
Synthesizers & Keyboards : Robbie Buchanan
Additional Programming : Mark Mann
Guitar : Michael Landau
Bass : Abraham Laboriel
Percussion : Luis Conte & Lenny Castro

09 - Along Comes Mary

Lead vocals : Tim Hauser & Alan Paul
Vocal Arrangement : Tim Hauser & Corey Allen
Arranged by Steve Skinner & Arif Mardin
Programmed by Steve Skinner
Synthesizers & Keyboards : Robbie Buchanan
Additional Keyboards : Robbie Kondor
Additional Programming : Mark Mann
Additional Vocal Arrangement : Arif Mardin
Guitar : Dean Parks, Michael Thompson
Bass : Jimmy Johnson
Drums : John 'JR' Robinson
Flute : Joel Peskin

10 - Dream Lover

Guest : James Taylor
Lead vocals : James Taylor & Alan Paul
Vocal Arrangement : Alan Paul
Arranged by Robbie Kondor, Arif Mardin & Alan Paul
Programmed by Robbie Kondor
Synthesizers & Keyboards : Robbie Buchanan
Additional Keyboards : Robbie Buchanan
Additional Programming : Mark Mann
Guitar : Dean Parks
Bass : Mike Porcaro
Drums : Carlos Vega
Tenor Saxophone : Joel Peskin

11 - Save The Last Dance For Me

Guest : Ben E. King
Lead vocals : Ben E. King & Cheryl Bentyne
Vocal Arrangement : Alan Paul
Arranged by Robbie Kondor & Arif Mardin
Programmed by Robbie Kondor
Synthesizers & Keyboards : Robbie Buchanan
Additional Keyboards : Steve Skinner
Additional Programming : Mark Mann
Hammond B3 Organ : Mike Finnigan
Guitar : Dean Parks
Bass : Jimmy Johnson
Drums : Mike Baird
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa

12 - God Only Knows

Vocals Arranged & Conducted by Mervyn Warren