Just for a Thrill

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All Music Guide - Campbell
Just for a Thrill was first put into motion in 2000 when producer Jerry F. Sharell approached Ronnie Milsap about recording a standards project. Sharell proposed over 150 songs to Milsap, which were then whittled down to 40 and finally the 14 included on this Image release. Milsap's voice is in great shape. His vocals and piano complement the arrangements of Jimmie Haskell, Charles Calello, Sammy Nestico, and Doc Mulligan on such standards as "Bewitched," "Haunted Heart," "Every Time We Say Goodbye," "In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning," and "Since I Fell for You." While not as radio friendly as some of the chart-topping covers Milsap recorded in the '80s like "Snap Your ...
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All Music Guide - Campbell
Just for a Thrill was first put into motion in 2000 when producer Jerry F. Sharell approached Ronnie Milsap about recording a standards project. Sharell proposed over 150 songs to Milsap, which were then whittled down to 40 and finally the 14 included on this Image release. Milsap's voice is in great shape. His vocals and piano complement the arrangements of Jimmie Haskell, Charles Calello, Sammy Nestico, and Doc Mulligan on such standards as "Bewitched," "Haunted Heart," "Every Time We Say Goodbye," "In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning," and "Since I Fell for You." While not as radio friendly as some of the chart-topping covers Milsap recorded in the '80s like "Snap Your Fingers," "Any Day Now," and "He Got You," the string-laden Just for a Thrill works in same the manner as similar undertakings by Linda Ronstadt, Carly Simon, and Rod Stewart, in that Milsap has an obvious love of these tunes that shines through all 14 tracks.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/21/2004
  • Label: Image Entertainment
  • UPC: 014381177824
  • Catalog Number: 1778
  • Sales rank: 137,736

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Ronnie Milsap Primary Artist, Piano, Electric Piano, Vocals, fender rhodes
Pete Christlieb Reeds, Tenor Saxophone
George Young Reeds
Marilyn Baker Viola
Richard Todd French Horn
Rick Baptist Trumpet
Charlie Bisharat Violin
Mari Tsumura Violin
Dennis Budimir Acoustic Guitar, Guitar
Charles Calello Conductor
Gene Cipriano Reeds
Larry Corbett Cello
Joel Derouin Violin
Assa Drori Violin, Concert Master
Ernest Ehrhardt Cello
Charles Everett Violin
Armen Garabedian Violin
Berj Garabedian Violin
Pamela Goldsmith Viola
Gary Grant Trumpet
Jimmie Haskell Conductor
Clayton Haslop Violin
Dan Higgins Reeds
David Hungate Bass, Bass Guitar
Patricia Johnson Violin
Anne Karam Cello
Paul Leim Drums
Charles Loper Trombone
Warren Luening Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Bob Mann Guitar, Electric Guitar
Dick Nash Trombone
Sammy Nestico Conductor
Dean Parks Electric Guitar
Weldon Dean Parks Guitar
James Ross Viola
Harry Shirinian Viola
Miwako Watanabe Violin
Gayle Levant Harp
Marilyn L. Johnson French Horn
Daniel Smith Cello
Tom Boyd Oboe
Wayne Bergeron Trumpet
Jerry Sharell Conductor
Daniel Kelly French Horn
Jennifer Munday Violin
Don Shelton Reeds
George Bohanon Trombone
Catherine Styron Marx Piano
Becky Bunnell Violin
James L. Brantley Acoustic Guitar, Guitar
Dominick Farinacci Trumpet
Vanessa Brown Percussion
James Atkinson French Horn
Phillip Teele Trombone
Catherine S. Marx Piano
Technical Credits
Willie Dixon Composer
Paul Gayten Composer
George Gershwin Composer
Ronnie Milsap Producer, Liner Notes, Audio Production
Godley & Creme Composer
David Mann Composer
Richard Rodgers Composer
Rob Galbraith Producer, Audio Production
Jerome Kern Composer
Fred E. Ahlert Composer
Sammy Cahn Composer
Charles Calello Arranger
Gene DePaul Composer
Howard Dietz Composer
Ira Gershwin Composer
Oscar Hammerstein II Composer
Lorenz Hart Composer
Jimmie Haskell Arranger
Bob Hilliard Composer
Mark Lambert Engineer
Sammy Nestico Arranger
Cole Porter Composer
Don Raye Composer
Doug Sax Mastering
Bill Schnee Engineer
Arthur Schwartz Composer
Garrett Rittenberry Title Design
Joe Young Composer
Robert Guidry Composer
Jerry Sharell Producer, Liner Notes, Audio Production
John Saylor Engineer
Robert Hadley Mastering
Churchill Kohlman Composer
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