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All Music Guide - Ron Wynn
This '93 session reunites O'Day with a big band for the first time in many years and also with Buddy Bregman, who produced her first Verve recording the label's debut in 1956. Her voice has deepened and perhaps lost some range and sheen in the upper register, but otherwise she is as fine a stylist as ever. O'Day's timing, pacing, and delivery on these 14 numbers are impressive; she builds tension, lets the band fill in the spaces and knows which lyrics to punctuate, stretch, or caress. Bregman's arrangements keep the band in the forefront without compromising O'Day's vocals. This may be conservative material, but it is done in a youthful, ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Ron Wynn
This '93 session reunites O'Day with a big band for the first time in many years and also with Buddy Bregman, who produced her first Verve recording the label's debut in 1956. Her voice has deepened and perhaps lost some range and sheen in the upper register, but otherwise she is as fine a stylist as ever. O'Day's timing, pacing, and delivery on these 14 numbers are impressive; she builds tension, lets the band fill in the spaces and knows which lyrics to punctuate, stretch, or caress. Bregman's arrangements keep the band in the forefront without compromising O'Day's vocals. This may be conservative material, but it is done in a youthful, vibrant manner.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/15/1993
  • Label: Pablo
  • UPC: 025218095020
  • Catalog Number: 2310950
  • Sales rank: 319,820

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Anita O'Day Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Vocals
Pete Christlieb Clarinet, Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Bob Enevoldsen Trombone
Buddy Bregman Conductor
Ray Brinker Drums
Gary Grant Flugelhorn
Trey Henry Bass
Patty Holley Background Vocals
Danny House Clarinet, Flute, Saxophone, Alto Saxophone
Jack Sheldon Trumpet, Vocals, Performing Ensemble
Christian Jacob Piano
Ron King Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Sal Lozano Clarinet, Flute, Saxophone, Alto Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone
Andy Martin Trombone
Stan "Be Bop" Martin Trombone, Trumpet
Roxanne R. Mayweather Background Vocals
Bob McChesney Trombone
Jean McClain Background Vocals
Jerry Peters Clarinet, Hammond Organ, Soprano Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Jerry Pinter Clarinet, Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Bob Sanders Trombone, Bass Trombone
Ron Stout Trumpet
Brian Williams Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone
Wayne Bergeron Trumpet
Alex Iles Trombone
Jack Sheldon Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Technical Credits
Pete Christlieb Contributor
Bob Enevoldsen Contributor
Buddy Bregman Arranger, Producer
Troy Seals Composer
Ray Brinker Contributor
Gary Grant Contributor
Trey Henry Contributor
George Horn Mastering
Danny House Contributor
Jack Sheldon Contributor
Christian Jacob Contributor
Ron King Contributor
Sal Lozano Contributor
Graham Lyle Composer
Andy Martin Contributor
Stan "Be Bop" Martin Contributor
Bob McChesney Contributor
James Mooney Engineer, Remixing
Jerry Pinter Contributor
Bob Sanders Contributor
Ron Stout Contributor
Brian Williams Contributor
James Gavin Liner Notes
Alan Eichler Producer
Phil Carroll Art Direction
Wayne Bergeron Contributor
Fred Ebb Composer
Lou Carter Composer
Hank Soraine Contributor
Traditional Composer
Nathaniel Shilkret Composer
Alex Iles Contributor
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