Desire

Desire

by The Tierney Sutton Band
     
 

Tierney Sutton, a leading figure in vocal jazz for nearly a decade, maintains that the obsession with fame and material things – a phenomenon that has been accelerated and amplified in this media-centric new century – is wasted energy. Worse yet, it comes with a dark aspect that can infect the soul. Such is the premise of Desire.

While the songs in this

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Overview

Tierney Sutton, a leading figure in vocal jazz for nearly a decade, maintains that the obsession with fame and material things – a phenomenon that has been accelerated and amplified in this media-centric new century – is wasted energy. Worse yet, it comes with a dark aspect that can infect the soul. Such is the premise of Desire.

While the songs in this eleven-track set are mostly jazz standards, they are framed by opening and closing tracks that are embellished with lyrics lifted from sacred religious and spiritual texts. “To me, this record is about stepping back and recognizing the difference between the voices we hear that are not our own and the ones that are truly within us,” Sutton explains, “and discovering that the material things that we want or desire are not usually a path to happiness, and are not usually a path to ourselves.” From the Label

Product Details

Release Date:
03/03/2009
Label:
Telarc
UPC:
0089408368523
catalogNumber:
83685
Rank:
76835

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Tierney Sutton Band   Primary Artist
Tierney Sutton   Indexed Contributor,Vocals
Kevin Axt   Bass,Group Member
Ray Brinker   Drums,Group Member
Trey Henry   Bass,Group Member
Christian Jacob   Piano,Group Member

Technical Credits

Hoagy Carmichael   Composer
Alan Broadbent   Composer
Blossom Dearie   Composer
Dave Frishberg   Composer
Harold Arlen   Composer
Jerry Ross   Composer
Richard Adler   Composer
Kevin Axt   Arranger
Ray Brinker   Arranger
Walter Donaldson   Composer
Arthur Hamilton   Composer
E.Y. "Yip" Harburg   Composer
Trey Henry   Arranger
Christian Jacob   Arranger
Gus Kahn   Composer
Elaine Martone   Producer,Audio Production
Johnny Mercer   Composer
Cole Porter   Composer
Arthur Schwartz   Composer
John Davenport   Composer
Robert Friedrich   Engineer
Eddie Cooley   Composer
Anilda Carrasquillo   Art Direction
Gus Skinas   Engineer
Tierney Sutton   Arranger,Liner Notes
Billy Rose   Composer
Tierney Sutton Band   Arranger

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