Broadway My Way (2003)
In many senses, BROADWAY MY WAY is the album for which Linda Eder fans had been waiting ever since the singer first gained notoriety for her performance in JEKYLL & HYDE. Unlike her other records, here Eder eschews the material ...
The legendary flutist returns to the contemporary jazz fold in an era when the type of sexy cool soul-jazz he recorded on CTI in the '70s (earning three Grammy nominations in the process) is now considered retro and hip. Even ...
||Martha Stewart Living Music: Traditional Songs For The Holidays (2005)
Nothing says cozy homemaking (or a frightening attention to detail) like the name Martha Stewart, and this compilation of traditional Christmas tunes, an official entry in the MARTHA STEWART LIVING line, is as cozily inviting and meticulously constructed as one ...
It's Time (1997)
Linda Eder's third album demonstrated her growth as a singer; for the first time on one of her records, you could listen through whole songs without being reminded of Barbra Streisand. She remained largely dependent for her material on composer ...
||Quiet Revolution: 30 Years of Windham Hill (2005)
Track Listing: DISC 1: Bricklayer's Beautiful Daughter, The; Wedding Rain; Dolphins; Aerial Boundaries; Cloudy This Morning; 19A, The; Western; O, Shenandoah; Flowers of Edinburgh; Another Country; Road Back Home, The; After the Harvest; Inverness; Callisto's Sky; Moon; Night in the ...
Songs of Joy & Peace (2008)
Head Trip in Every Key (1998)
Local heroes in their native Knoxville, Tennessee, Superdrag built its rabid following one basement party at a time. This reckless abandon translates directly to HEAD TRIP IN EVERY KEY, wherein youthful rage mixes with the intricate, carefully crafted songwriting of ...
Best Of Times (2003)
Audio Mixer: Steve Sykes.
Recording information: Avatar Studios, New York, NY (1994-2001); Gracie Studio, Los Angeles, CA (1994-2001).
Photographer: Robert Hanashiro.
Arranger: Roger Kellaway.
Personnel includes: Gary LeMel (vocals).
Personnel: Gary LeMel (vocals); Gary LeMel; Assa Drori, Abe Appleman, Barry Finclair, Anatoly Rosinsky, Natalie Cenovia ...
Bette of Roses (1995)
Bette Midler's first release in five years is a sweet, controlled, ballad-heavy confection that portrays her in a new light. No longer a brassy strumpet, the Divine Miss M is now the Pleasant Miss Bette, quirky singer of pretty songs. ...
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Little Ship (1998)
ON LITTLE SHIP, Loudon Wainwright III, whose fans call him, more than a little sarcastically, "Loud," continues to ply his sensitive trade, finding worlds of inspiration and beauty in the everyday moments most of us never stop to appreciate. He ...
Track Listing: DISC 1: RETROSPECTIVE 1995-2005: LIMITED DELUXE VERSION: Wonder; Carnival; Jealousy; San Andreas Fault; Kind & Generous; Break Your Heart; Life Is Sweet; Living, The; Build a Levee; Not in This Life; Motherland; Owensboro; Sally Ann; DISC 2: RETROSPECTIVE ...
Burning the Daze (1998)
Though known to most as the "Walking In Memphis" guy, Marc Cohn is no one-hit wonder. Rather, he's a serious, skillful composer capable of conveying a wide range of moods and emotions. BURNING THE DAZE finds him moving through horn-driven ...
Strictly: Unmixed (2007)
Audio Remixer: Nik Moss.
Liner Note Author: Nick Gordon Brown.
Recording information: Axis Studios, New York, NY; Bass Hit Studio B; Bass Hit Studios, New York, NY; Chung King, New York, NY; Double Platinum Studios; Groove On Studios, New York, NY; Kay ...
Apartment Life (2009)
Track Listing: Best Thing; I've Got a Feeling; This Is the Day; Never Do That Again; I Get the Message; Baker; You Don't Know Anything; Ba Ba Ba; Get Out of the City; These Are the Things About You; Quick, Painless and Easy; Back In Our Town;
Musical Gifts From Joshua Bell And Friends (2013)
Track Listing: God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen; Let It Snow; I'll Be Home For Christmas; Greensleeves; Nutcracker Medley; Amazing Grace; O Holy Night; Ave Maria; I Want An Old-Fashioned Christmas; White Christmas; O Tannenbaum; Baal Shem: Simchat Torah; Secret Of ...
Vincent Laguardia Gambini Sings Just For You (1998)
1998 seemed to bring a bumper crop of celebrity novelty recordings, a genre long thought dead. First there was George Martin's IN MY LIFE, which featured vocal performances by everyone from Robin Williams to Sean Connery, and then this offering ...
Disney Standards (2006)
On 2006's DISNEY STANDARDS, pop vocalist Steve Tyrell offers up a charming set of tunes from vintage Mouse House films. Although Tyrell's gravelly voice may seem like an unlikely match for the melodies from animated classics such as DUMBO and ...
Michael Paulo spent six years on the road with Al Jarreau honing his funky sax sense, so it's no surprise that as a solo artist, he represented the finest and most groove-oriented of the instrument's many up-and-comers of early smooth ...
Moods And Grooves (1995)
All songs wriiten by Steve Kowalczyk except "Polka Dots And Moonbeams" (Johnny Burke/James Van Heusen).
The obscure jazz-pop singer Steven Kowalczyk made his recording debut with Moods and Grooves, a competent, if uneven, effort that was co-produced by Atlantic's Ahmet Ertegun. ...
In the wake of the final album by Winger's original lineup, 1993's Pull, not much was heard from singer/bassist Kip Winger; it appeared as though he had realized the sudden shift in the hard rock climate and opted for a ...
Place In My Heart (2005)
After circulating among journalists in 2004 under the title Sanctuary, new age pianist Jim Wilson's third album of original compositions finally was released commercially in August 2005 under the name A Place in My Heart four years after its predecessor, ...
||Martha Stewart Living Music: Jazz For The Holidays (2005) |
When she's not trying to restore her good name that was tarnished by insider trading, hosting a talk show, running her own business empire, or belittling potential employees in prime-time television, Martha Stewart somehow finds time to make mix CDs ...
North From Riverside (2000)
Audio Mixers: Gary Chester ; Michael Whalen; Butch Jones.
Liner Note Author: Freddy Cohen.
Recording information: Back Pocket Recording; Edison Studios; Looking Glass Studios, New York, NY; Paradise Recording; Power Station; Warehouse Studio; Whalen Studio.
Photographer: Hisao Oka.
Arrangers: Michael Whalen; Open Door.
Personnel includes: ...
Door X (1990)
This 1990 recording represents experimental guitarist David Torn's eagerly anticipated follow-up to his wondrously striking 1986 debut, Best Laid Plans. One of the differentiators here is that the artist vocalizes on several tracks. Otherwise, electric bassist Mick Karn replaces Chapman ...
Audio Mixer: Eric Calvi.
Recording information: Axis Studios; Beat on Beat Studios, NY; Power Station; Right Track Recording Studios, New York, NY; River Sound; Skyline Studios; Valerian Studios.
Photographer: Mark Higashino.
Personnel: Phillippe Saisse (vocals, electric piano, piano, keyboards, synthesizer, drums, programming); ...