Metz'n Around: A Late Night Party with the Metz Family

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Rick Anderson
This warmly swinging collection of small-group swing and traditional jazz is a family affair, the first recorded session to include pianist Ed Metz Sr., drummer Ed Metz Jr., bassist Tim Metz, singer and matriarch Joey Metz, and even the normally nonmusical Mike Metz who lends his voice to the Can't Come In Chorale on "Red Riding Hood". Supported by trombonist John Allred and saxophonist Terry Myers, the group trots and swings through a predictable but thoroughly enjoyable set of standards that includes a sweetly pensive rendition of the James P. Johnson composition "You Can't Lose a Broken Heart" and rollicking takes on "Goody Goody" and "Red Riding Hood," as well as ...
See more details below
CD
$10.82
BN.com price
(Save 9%)$11.99 List Price
Other sellers (CD)
  • All (4) from $6.55   
  • New (4) from $6.55   

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Rick Anderson
This warmly swinging collection of small-group swing and traditional jazz is a family affair, the first recorded session to include pianist Ed Metz Sr., drummer Ed Metz Jr., bassist Tim Metz, singer and matriarch Joey Metz, and even the normally nonmusical Mike Metz who lends his voice to the Can't Come In Chorale on "Red Riding Hood". Supported by trombonist John Allred and saxophonist Terry Myers, the group trots and swings through a predictable but thoroughly enjoyable set of standards that includes a sweetly pensive rendition of the James P. Johnson composition "You Can't Lose a Broken Heart" and rollicking takes on "Goody Goody" and "Red Riding Hood," as well as several sassy turns by the gracefully aging Joey Metz, whose saucy take on "I Ain't Gonna Give Nobody None of This Jelly Roll" is one of several highlights on this album. The Ed Metz Sr. originals are all excellent as well. Recommended.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/6/2004
  • Label: Arbors Records
  • UPC: 780941129922
  • Catalog Number: 19299
  • Sales rank: 355,385

Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Metz Family Primary Artist, Group
Ed Metz Jr. Drums, Vocals, Group Member
John Allred Trombone, Group Member
Terry Myers Tenor Saxophone, Group Member
Tim Metz Bass, Group Member
Ed Metz Sr. Piano, Group Member
Technical Credits
George Gershwin Composer
Gordon Jenkins Composer
James P. Johnson Composer
Joe Sullivan Composer
Rick Fay Composer
Ace Cannon Composer
Tom Baker Composer
Jim Czak Engineer
Ira Gershwin Composer
Johnny Mercer Composer
Fred Rose Composer
Andrew B. Sterling Composer
James Van Heusen Composer
Clarence Williams Composer
Spencer Williams Composer
John Allred Arranger
Matty Malneck Composer
Willard Robison Composer
Mat Domber Executive Producer
Rachel Domber Executive Producer
Dedette Lee Hill Composer
Walter Hirsch Composer
Ben Jones Composer
Ed Metz Sr. Arranger, Composer, Liner Notes
The Metz Family Producer
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously