Freddie Freeloader

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
This CD would be highly recommended if only for Jon Hendricks' brilliant vocalese version of "Freddie Freeloader," which has Bobby McFerrin singing pianist Wynton Kelly's part, Al Jarreau as Miles Davis, George Benson as Cannonball Adderley, and Hendricks re-creating John Coltrane. However, all 13 selections on this very memorable set have their strong moments, and the other guests include the Manhattan Transfer, the Count Basie Orchestra, Wynton Marsalis, Stanley Turrentine, Tommy Flanagan, Al Grey, and the Jon Hendricks Vocalstra. "Jumpin' at the Woodside" recalls the Lambert, Hendricks & Ross version, Judith Hendricks sings Louis Armstrong's solos on "Stardust" and ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
This CD would be highly recommended if only for Jon Hendricks' brilliant vocalese version of "Freddie Freeloader," which has Bobby McFerrin singing pianist Wynton Kelly's part, Al Jarreau as Miles Davis, George Benson as Cannonball Adderley, and Hendricks re-creating John Coltrane. However, all 13 selections on this very memorable set have their strong moments, and the other guests include the Manhattan Transfer, the Count Basie Orchestra, Wynton Marsalis, Stanley Turrentine, Tommy Flanagan, Al Grey, and the Jon Hendricks Vocalstra. "Jumpin' at the Woodside" recalls the Lambert, Hendricks & Ross version, Judith Hendricks sings Louis Armstrong's solos on "Stardust" and "Swing That Music," Turrentine helps to re-create "Sugar," there are a couple of Thelonious Monk tunes, and the exciting proceedings conclude with "Sing, Sing, Sing." Essential music.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/20/1993
  • Label: Denon Records
  • UPC: 081757630221
  • Catalog Number: 76302
  • Sales rank: 55,495

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Jumpin' at the Woodside (3:31)
  2. 2 In Summer (5:48)
  3. 3 Freddie Freeloader (9:09)
  4. 4 Stardust (3:55)
  5. 5 Sugar (5:12)
  6. 6 Take the "A" Train (3:04)
  7. 7 Fas' Livin' Blues (5:37)
  8. 8 High As a Mountain (1:32)
  9. 9 Trinkle Tinkle (4:46)
  10. 10 Swing That Music (2:55)
  11. 11 The Finer Things In Life (2:33)
  12. 12 Listen To Monk (6:36)
  13. 13 Sing Sing Sing (3:52)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Jon Hendricks Primary Artist, Leader, Tenor Saxophone, Vocals, Alto (Vocal), Track Performer
Kevin Burke Vocals, Baritone (Vocal)
Al Jarreau Vocals
George Benson Vocals
Tommy Flanagan Piano
Larry Goldings Piano
Al Grey Trombone
Bobby McFerrin Vocals
Rufus Reid Bass
Jerome Richardson Alto Saxophone
Lew Soloff Trumpet
Stanley Turrentine Tenor Saxophone
Joe Temperley Alto Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Jimmy Cobb Drums
Britt Woodman Trombone
Clifford Barbaro Drums
Barry Finclair Viola
Frank Foster Tenor Saxophone, Tenor (Vocal)
Judith Hendricks Trumpet, Vocals, Soprano (Vocal)
Duffy Jackson Drums
Romero Lubambo Guitar
Mark Lopeman Conductor
Wynton Marsalis Trumpet
Andy McCloud III Bass
Tyler Mitchell Bass
George Mraz Bass
Al Rogers Violin
Margaret Ross Harp
Randy Sandke Trumpet
Andy Stein Violin
David Berger Conductor
Ron McBee Percussion
Technical Credits
Janis Siegel Contributor
Cheryl Bentyne Contributor
Frank Foster Arranger, Director
Geoff Gillette Engineer
Josiah Gluck Engineer
Tim Hauser Contributor
Jon Hendricks Producer, Liner Notes, Vocal Arrangements
Howard Johnston Engineer
Alan Paul Contributor
Stan Wallace Engineer
Count Basie Orchestra Contributor
Chaz Clifton Engineer
Kiyomitsu Mihara Cover Design
David Berger Arranger
Hiroyuki Hosaka Mastering
Brian Lee Engineer
Josiah Cluck Engineer
Takao Homma Executive Producer
Maceo Pinkard Composer
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