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Freddie Freeloader
     

Freddie Freeloader

by Jon Hendricks
 
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

Overview

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.

Product Details

Release Date:
04/20/1993
Label:
Denon Records
UPC:
0081757630221
catalogNumber:
76302
Rank:
93686

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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)
Jarreau   Vocals
George Benson   Vocals
Tommy Flanagan   Piano
Larry Goldings   Piano
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   Bass
Tyler Mitchell   Bass
George Mraz   Bass
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
Brian Lee   Engineer
Josiah Cluck   Engineer
Takao Homma   Executive Producer

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