Livin' on Love

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Wesla Whitfield has long had a beautiful voice and excelled in swinging jazz, cabaret music, and music that falls between those two areas. Usually she is accompanied by pianist Mike Greensill (her husband), bass, and sometimes drums. On eight of the 13 selections of Livin' on Love, the singer is also joined by Gary Foster on reeds and four French horn players. The other five numbers have her assisted by a quartet with Foster. Greensill provides the tasteful arrangements for the French horns while Foster has many concise solos, sounding a bit like Stan Getz on tenor. But the main reason for this set's success lies with Wesla Whitfield, who sings with sensitivity, light ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Wesla Whitfield has long had a beautiful voice and excelled in swinging jazz, cabaret music, and music that falls between those two areas. Usually she is accompanied by pianist Mike Greensill (her husband), bass, and sometimes drums. On eight of the 13 selections of Livin' on Love, the singer is also joined by Gary Foster on reeds and four French horn players. The other five numbers have her assisted by a quartet with Foster. Greensill provides the tasteful arrangements for the French horns while Foster has many concise solos, sounding a bit like Stan Getz on tenor. But the main reason for this set's success lies with Wesla Whitfield, who sings with sensitivity, light swing, and beauty throughout the 11 standards and two obscurities.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/27/2006
  • Label: Highnote
  • UPC: 632375715229
  • Catalog Number: 7152
  • Sales rank: 330,084

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Wesla Whitfield Primary Artist, Vocals
Keith Green French Horn
Gary Foster Clarinet, Flute, Bass Clarinet, Alto Flute, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Michael Greensill Piano
Bill Klingelhoffer French Horn, Leader
Vince Lateano Drums
John Wiitala Bass, Acoustic Bass
Alicia Telford French Horn
Eric Achen French Horn
Technical Credits
Jonathan Schwartz Liner Notes
Richard Rodgers Composer
Sammy Cahn Composer
Jimmy Dorsey Composer
M. Edwards Composer
Phil Edwards Engineer, Remixing
Joe Fields Executive Producer
Bud Green Composer
Michael Greensill Arranger, Producer, Liner Notes
Lorenz Hart Composer
Orrin Keepnews Producer
Jule Styne Composer
Christine Alicino Cover Photo
R. Rogers Composer
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