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Love, Elvis

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All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
Pianist Beegie Adair and her rhythm section specialize in jazz trio performances of pop standards, rendered in a style that will not be unfamiliar to anyone who's ever eaten in a nice restaurant or had a few drinks in an upscale cocktail lounge. Among her many albums, this is Adair's treatment of a dozen songs associated with Elvis Presley, the softer, more romantic ones, naturally. To be fair, Adair, a jazz educator, is at least a cut or two above an anonymous lounge pianist, but the description gets at her approach. The arrangements are low-key, and Adair sticks closely to the melodies, adding little embellishments here and there, along with the occasional brief ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
Pianist Beegie Adair and her rhythm section specialize in jazz trio performances of pop standards, rendered in a style that will not be unfamiliar to anyone who's ever eaten in a nice restaurant or had a few drinks in an upscale cocktail lounge. Among her many albums, this is Adair's treatment of a dozen songs associated with Elvis Presley, the softer, more romantic ones, naturally. To be fair, Adair, a jazz educator, is at least a cut or two above an anonymous lounge pianist, but the description gets at her approach. The arrangements are low-key, and Adair sticks closely to the melodies, adding little embellishments here and there, along with the occasional brief improvisation. (The members of the rhythm section content themselves with accompaniment.) The result makes for effective background music, but it is not intended to challenge or even really engage a serious jazz fan.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/13/2008
  • Label: Green Hill
  • UPC: 792755517420
  • Catalog Number: 55174
  • Sales rank: 71,845

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Love Me Tender - Beegie Adair Trio (3:33)
  2. 2 Are You Lonesome Tonight? - Beegie Adair Trio (4:06)
  3. 3 Crying in the Chapel - Beegie Adair Trio (4:09)
  4. 4 Fools Fall in Love - Beegie Adair Trio (4:26)
  5. 5 It's Now or Never - Beegie Adair Trio (4:50)
  6. 6 Love Me - Beegie Adair Trio (4:20)
  7. 7 I Want You, I Need You, I Love You - Beegie Adair Trio (4:15)
  8. 8 Always on My Mind - Beegie Adair Trio (4:22)
  9. 9 Loving You - Beegie Adair Trio (4:34)
  10. 10 You Don't Have to Say You Love Me - Beegie Adair Trio (4:01)
  11. 11 Love Letters - Beegie Adair Trio (4:11)
  12. 12 I Can't Help Falling in Love - Beegie Adair Trio (3:51)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Beegie Adair Primary Artist, Piano, Group Member
Roger Spencer Bass, Acoustic Bass, Group Member
Chris Brown Drums, Group Member
Technical Credits
Elvis Presley Composer
Jack Jezzro Producer
Jerry Leiber Composer
Beegie Adair Arranger, Liner Notes
Simon Napier-Bell Composer
Johnny Christopher Composer
Luigi Creatore Composer
Wally Gold Composer
Brendan Harkin Engineer
Edward Heyman Composer
Hugo Peretti Composer
Mike Stoller Composer
Roy Turk Composer
George David Weiss Composer
Victor Young Composer
Artie Glenn Composer
Lou Kosloff Composer
Wayne Thompson Composer
Lou Handman Composer
Vera Matson Composer
Mike Haynes Mastering
George Mysels Composer
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