Make Me Rainbows

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
A fine singer who unfortunately passed away too young, Trudy Desmond is heard in top form on her third recording. Her delivery is basic and lightly swinging on a variety of standards and obscurities, with the highpoints including "You'd Better Love Me," "The Best Thing For You," "Falling In Love With Love" and "Too Close For Comfort." Desmond uses a variety of different personnel including a couple different rhythm sections (with Bill Charlap, Mike Renzi or Don Thompson on piano) and appearances by guitairst Ed Bickert, tenor-saxophonist Rick Wilkens, Tom Szezesniak on accordion and a string quartet on various cuts. This was one of Trudy Desmond's finest efforts, making one...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
A fine singer who unfortunately passed away too young, Trudy Desmond is heard in top form on her third recording. Her delivery is basic and lightly swinging on a variety of standards and obscurities, with the highpoints including "You'd Better Love Me," "The Best Thing For You," "Falling In Love With Love" and "Too Close For Comfort." Desmond uses a variety of different personnel including a couple different rhythm sections (with Bill Charlap, Mike Renzi or Don Thompson on piano) and appearances by guitairst Ed Bickert, tenor-saxophonist Rick Wilkens, Tom Szezesniak on accordion and a string quartet on various cuts. This was one of Trudy Desmond's finest efforts, making one particularly wish that she had stuck around longer.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/20/1995
  • Label: Koch Records
  • UPC: 099923780328
  • Catalog Number: 7803

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Make Me Rainbows (4:15)
  2. 2 You'd Better Love Me (3:36)
  3. 3 Gypsy in My Soul (5:18)
  4. 4 I Have Dreamed (3:44)
  5. 5 You're the Top (4:22)
  6. 6 The Best Thing for You (4:14)
  7. 7 Whistling Away the Dark (4:10)
  8. 8 I've Got You Under My Skin/Easy to Love (3:30)
  9. 9 Falling in Love with Love (3:20)
  10. 10 You Don't Know Me (4:27)
  11. 11 Too Close for Comfort (5:45)
  12. 12 Inchworm (2:30)
  13. 13 Something's Coming (3:04)
  14. 14 Sometimes (1:00)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Trudy Desmond Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Vocals
Ed Bickert Acoustic Guitar, Guitar
Marc Johnson Bass
Neil Swainson Bass, Cello, Viola
Don Thompson Percussion, Piano, Vibes
Jay Berliner Guitar, Rhythm Guitar
Adele Armin Violin
Richard Armin Cello
Peter Bernstein Guitar
Bill Charlap Piano
Joe La Barbera Drums
Mike Renzi Piano
Jim Saporito Percussion
Reg Schwager Guitar, Rhythm Guitar
Vera Tarnowsky Violin
Terrence Helmer Viola
Rick Wilkens Tenor Saxophone
Tom Szezesniak Accordion
Terry Clarke Drums
Technical Credits
Don Thompson Arranger
Doug Riley Arranger
Trudy Desmond Producer, Executive Producer
Will Friedwald Liner Notes
Phil Sheridan Engineer
John Snyder Producer
Paul Wickliffe Engineer
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