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Lady Sings the Blues
     

Lady Sings the Blues

by Rebecca Ferguson
 
Lady Sings the Blues is the third album from Rebecca Ferguson, who participates here in the centenary of Billie Holiday. No hastily assembled affair, the 17-song set was recorded in Capitol Studios with the works, including strings, horns, and woodwinds. Ferguson was approached to take on the project, even though she wasn't familiar with all the material, yet

Overview

Lady Sings the Blues is the third album from Rebecca Ferguson, who participates here in the centenary of Billie Holiday. No hastily assembled affair, the 17-song set was recorded in Capitol Studios with the works, including strings, horns, and woodwinds. Ferguson was approached to take on the project, even though she wasn't familiar with all the material, yet she puts all of herself into the performances while remaining reverent toward Lady Day. Among the selections are "Summertime," "God Bless the Child," "Stormy Weather," and, of course, "Lady Sings the Blues."

Product Details

Release Date:
06/16/2015
Label:
Rca
UPC:
0888750533425
catalogNumber:
505334
Rank:
4415

Tracks

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Rebecca Ferguson   Primary Artist,Background Vocals
Rickey Woodard   Bass Clarinet,Tenor Saxophone
Scotty Barnhart   Trumpet,Flugelhorn
Chuck Berghofer   Bass
Jacqueline Brand   Violin
Clayton Cameron   Drums,Tambourine
Darius Campo   Violin,Concert Master
Brian Dembow   Viola
Joel Derouin   Violin
Sam Ferguson   Background Vocals
Troy Miller   Percussion,Conductor,Drums,Hammond Organ,Tambourine,Background Vocals,Crotale
Mark Robertson   Violin
Roger Wilkie   Violin
Bob Shepherd   Flute,Bass Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
Andrew Shulman   Cello
Carolyn Osborn   Violin
Rudy Stein   Cello
Darrin McCann   Viola
Tamir Hendelman   Piano
Graeme Flowers   Trumpet
Becky Bunnell   Violin
Sharon Jackson   Violin
Amy Wickman   Violin
Karen Elaine   Viola
Stephen Large   Piano,Celeste
Femi Temowo   Guitar
Yvie Burnett   Background Vocals
Brandon Winbush   Background Vocals
Kirsten Fife   Violin
Vanessa Freebairn-Smith   Cello
Principal Stephanie Fife   Cello
Andrew Duccles   Viola
Amy Wilkens   Harp
Donovan Henry   Background Vocals
Vernon Burris   Background Vocals

Technical Credits

George Gershwin   Composer
Herbie Nichols   Composer
Roswell Rudd   Composer
Harold Arlen   Composer
Richard Rodgers   Composer
Billie Holiday   Composer
Ira Gershwin   Composer
Lorenz Hart   Composer
Arthur Herzog   Composer
Johnny Mercer   Composer
Troy Miller   Arranger,Producer,String Arrangements
Cole Porter   Composer
James Van Heusen   Composer
Albert Willemetz   Composer
Jimmy Davis   Composer
Steve Genewick   Engineer
DuBose Heyward   Composer
Ann Ronell   Composer
Ted Koehler   Composer
Seymour Simons   Composer
Gerald Marks   Composer
Jacques Charles   Composer
Doris Fisher   Composer
Ruth Lowe   Composer
Maurice Yvain   Composer
Allan Roberts   Composer
Ross Deroche   String Contractor
Stephen Large   Arranger
James Sherman   Composer
Femi Temowo   Arranger
Roger Ramirez   Composer
Roma Martyniuk   Art Direction
Channing Pollock   Composer
Cefin Roberts   Composer

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