Haunted Heart

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Seventy-four at the time of this release, Chris Connor's already deep voice has gotten lower through the years. She is in relatively good form through the set, performing ten standards that include "By Myself," Claude Thornhill's "Snowfall," "Only the Lonely," and "I Wished on the Moon." Although there are a few medium-tempo numbers, Connor's strength at this point in time was in her no-nonsense if occasionally wistful interpretations of ballads. She is assisted by pianist/arranger Michael Abene, trumpeter Ingrid Jensen, tenor saxophonist Bill Easley, and a fine rhythm section. A successful effort.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Seventy-four at the time of this release, Chris Connor's already deep voice has gotten lower through the years. She is in relatively good form through the set, performing ten standards that include "By Myself," Claude Thornhill's "Snowfall," "Only the Lonely," and "I Wished on the Moon." Although there are a few medium-tempo numbers, Connor's strength at this point in time was in her no-nonsense if occasionally wistful interpretations of ballads. She is assisted by pianist/arranger Michael Abene, trumpeter Ingrid Jensen, tenor saxophonist Bill Easley, and a fine rhythm section. A successful effort.
Downbeat
It's an intense, cliché-free calling card on which she doesn't waste a note
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/18/2001
  • Label: Highnote
  • UPC: 632375707927
  • Catalog Number: 757079
  • Sales rank: 153,769

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 By Myself (3:27)
  2. 2 Haunted Heart (5:24)
  3. 3 Snowfall (3:30)
  4. 4 But Not for Me (3:23)
  5. 5 Stairway to the Stars (4:36)
  6. 6 Key Largo (3:22)
  7. 7 Only the Lonely (4:10)
  8. 8 Day In - Day Out (4:04)
  9. 9 I Wished on the Moon (3:09)
  10. 10 Drinking Again (3:09)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Chris Connor Primary Artist, Vocals
Bill Easley Flute, Tenor Saxophone
Michael Abene Piano
Chip Jackson Bass
Steve LaSpina Bass
Dennis Mackrel Drums
Ingrid Jensen Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Technical Credits
George Gershwin Composer
Dorothy Parker Composer
Michael Abene Arranger, Producer
Joe Fields Executive Producer
Rudy Van Gelder Engineer, Mastering
Ira Gershwin Composer
Johnny Mercer Composer
Mitchell Parish Composer
Ralph Rainger Composer
Frank Signorelli Composer
Matty Malneck Composer
Lloyd Sachs Liner Notes
Ilona Royce Smithkin Cover Art
Doris Tauber Composer
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