Girl Singer

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
This CD differs a bit from Rosemary Clooney's previous Concord albums. For the first time, tenor saxophonist Scott Hamilton is not in the supporting cast and Clooney is joined by a big band. She celebrates the legacy of the "girl singers" of the swing era in style although some of the selections such as Dave Frishberg's "Sweet Kentucky Ham," "Let There Be Love" and "Wave" were certainly not around during the big-band era. With such soloists as trumpeter Warren Luening, trombonist Chauncey Welsch, flutist Gary Foster and tenors Bob Cooper and Pete Christlieb having short spots, Clooney performs a fine program which alternates light swingers...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
This CD differs a bit from Rosemary Clooney's previous Concord albums. For the first time, tenor saxophonist Scott Hamilton is not in the supporting cast and Clooney is joined by a big band. She celebrates the legacy of the "girl singers" of the swing era in style although some of the selections such as Dave Frishberg's "Sweet Kentucky Ham," "Let There Be Love" and "Wave" were certainly not around during the big-band era. With such soloists as trumpeter Warren Luening, trombonist Chauncey Welsch, flutist Gary Foster and tenors Bob Cooper and Pete Christlieb having short spots, Clooney performs a fine program which alternates light swingers with ballads.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/17/1992
  • Label: Concord Records
  • UPC: 013431449621
  • Catalog Number: 4496
  • Sales rank: 159,358

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Rosemary Clooney Primary Artist, Vocals
Pete Christlieb Clarinet, Flute, Tenor Saxophone
Bob Cooper Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone
Gary Foster Flute, Reeds, Alto Flute, Alto Saxophone
Bob Summers Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Peter Matz Conductor
William Booth Trombone
Bill Elton Trombone
Mitch Gordon Baritone, Baritone (Vocal)
George Graham Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Dan Higgins Clarinet, Flute, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Joe La Barbera Drums
Warren Luening Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Monica Mancini Soprano, Soprano (Vocal)
Timothy May Guitar
John Oddo Synthesizer, Piano
Jeff Porcaro Percussion
Joe Porcaro Percussion
George Roberts Trombone
Joe Soldo Clarinet, Flute, Alto Saxophone
Bob Tricarico Flute, Bass Clarinet, Baritone Saxophone
Brad Warnaar French Horn
Tom Warrington Bass
Chauncey Welsch Trombone
Ann White Alto, Alto (Vocal)
Mitchel Moore Tenor (Vocal)
Earl Brown Tenor (Vocal)
Earl Singers Brown Tenor Saxophone
Larry Hall Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Technical Credits
Linda Ronstadt Liner Notes
Tony Bennett Illustrations, Cover Illustration
Cy Coleman Composer
Dave Frishberg Composer
Irving Mills Composer
Vincent Youmans Composer
Peter Matz Arranger
Richard Rodney Bennett Composer
John Burk Producer, Executive Producer
Nat King Cole Composer
Phil Edwards Engineer, Remixing
George Horn Mastering
Carl Jefferson Producer, Executive Producer
Johnny Mandel Composer
John Oddo Arranger, Producer, Executive Producer
Nick Phillips Producer
Mike Reid Composer
Joe Soldo Contributor
Billy Strayhorn Composer
Ian Grant Composer
Herbert Waltl Producer
Kent Judkins Art Direction
Earl Brown Vocal Arrangements
Abbey Anna Art Direction
Glen Barros Executive Producer
Carolyn Leigh Composer
Edward Eliscu Composer
Mack David Composer
Naomi Martin Composer
Lew Spence Composer
Billy Rose Composer
George Zahn Liner Notes
Mark Magistrelli Liner Notes
Ted White Engineer
Lionel Rand Composer
Marilyn Keith Composer
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