Songs from Lonely Avenue

Songs from Lonely Avenue

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by Brian Setzer
     
 
A soundtrack to an unwritten film -- that's the idea that brought Setzer's Songs From Lonely Avenue into being.

Inspired by the great film noir soundtracks from the '40s and '50s, Setzer set out to create songs that would carry a classic cinematic mood completely missing from today's musical landscape.

The result is the three-time Grammy winner's best

Overview

A soundtrack to an unwritten film -- that's the idea that brought Setzer's Songs From Lonely Avenue into being.

Inspired by the great film noir soundtracks from the '40s and '50s, Setzer set out to create songs that would carry a classic cinematic mood completely missing from today's musical landscape.

The result is the three-time Grammy winner's best orchestra album to date and the first in an illustrious 30-year career in which Brian wrote all songs. From the Label

Product Details

Release Date:
10/13/2009
Label:
Surfdog Records Wea
UPC:
0640424999728
catalogNumber:
521223
Rank:
35543

Tracks

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Brian Setzer   Primary Artist,Guitar,Vocals
Steve Reid   Trumpet
Stephen Erdody   Cello
Tony Pia   Drums
Cecilia Tsan   Cello
Noah Levy   Drums
Brian Scanlon   Trumpet
Francisco Torres   Trombone
Dave Hagedorn   Vibes
Kevin Norton   Trumpet
Lisa Sutton   Violin
Charlie Peterson   Clarinet,Baritone Saxophone
Eddie Nichols   Spoken Word
Robbie Hioki   Bass Trombone
Julie Reiten   Vocals
Agnes Gottschewski   Violin
Hershberger   Violin
Susan Rishik   Violin
Kerry Loeschen   Trombone
Matthew Zebley   Clarinet,Flute,Alto Saxophone
Kevin Norton   Trumpet
Jim Youngstrom   Bass Clarinet,Tenor Saxophone
Jamie Hovorka   Trumpet
Dave Walther   Viola
Jeremy Levy   Trombone
Christine E. Frank   Violin
Henry Gronnier   Violin
Tereza Stanislav   Violin
Tommy Vee   Bass
Jason Thor   Trombone
Eric J. Morones   Clarinet,Flute,Alto Saxophone
Nina Evthuhov   Violin
Christine Frank   Violin
Matthew Funes   Viola
Ralph Morrison   Violin,Concert Master

Technical Credits

Brian Setzer   Composer,Producer,Horn Arrangements
Frank Comstock   Horn Arrangements
Steve Genewick   Engineer
Mark Stockert   Producer
Mark Anthony Jones   Horn Arrangements
Dave Darling   Producer
Eric "A.L. Smoove" Olsen   Engineer
Scott LeGere   Engineer

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Songs from Lonely Avenue 2.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
ChadJ More than 1 year ago
Completely forgettable. Not one of Setzer's good moments in my opinion. I remain a huge and loyal fan....just not going to recommend this recording.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Not much more to say; If you like Brian Setzer, you'll love this ablum.