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Songs of Sinatra
     

Songs of Sinatra

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by Steve Tyrell
 
No two popular singers could sound as different as the mellifluous Frank Sinatra and the gruff-voiced Steve Tyrell, yet the latter has produced as sincere and musically compelling a tribute as the former could have ever hoped for. Concentrating on the Grade A standards that Sinatra triumphed with, Tyrell brings to each his own individual charm and easygoing swing.

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No two popular singers could sound as different as the mellifluous Frank Sinatra and the gruff-voiced Steve Tyrell, yet the latter has produced as sincere and musically compelling a tribute as the former could have ever hoped for. Concentrating on the Grade A standards that Sinatra triumphed with, Tyrell brings to each his own individual charm and easygoing swing. The result is a thoroughly winning project that presents Tyrell, his subject, and the magnificent songs they share in the best possible light. If Tyrell doesn't have the chops that Ol’ Blue Eyes did, he compensates by bringing a boatload of open-hearted affection to the material. Combined with superb arrangements from such seasoned pros as Alan Broadbent and Sammy Nestico, as well as original Sinatra charts from Quincy Jones and Sy Oliver, and guest spots by jazz musicians including Roy Hargrove and Clark Terry, Songs of Sinatra finds and maintains its own identity. It’s easily the strongest of Tyrell’s recent standards albums.

Product Details

Release Date:
11/08/2005
Label:
Hollywood Records
UPC:
0720616255020
catalogNumber:
162550

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Steve Tyrell   Primary Artist
Alan Broadbent   Piano,Conductor
Gary Foster   Tenor Saxophone
Roy Hargrove   Flugelhorn
Dave Koz   Saxophone
Bob Sheppard   Tenor Saxophone
Lew Soloff   Trumpet
Sid Page   Violin
John Fumo   Trumpet
Kenny Ascher   Piano,Keyboards
Rick Baptist   Trumpet
Robert Becker   Viola
Chuck Berghofer   Bass
Kenneth Burward-Hoy   Viola
Lee Callet   Baritone Saxophone
Darius Campo   Violin
Clark Terry   Trumpet
Larry Corbett   Cello
Glenn Drewes   Trumpet
Stephen Erdody   Cello
Lawrence Feldman   Alto Flute,Alto Saxophone
David Finck   Bass
Berj Garabedian   Violin
Julie Gigante   Violin
Endre Granat   Violin
Dan Higgins   Alto Saxophone
Paula Hochhalter   Cello
Birch Johnson   Trombone
Bill Liston   Alto Saxophone
Charles Loper   Trombone
David Low   Cello
Warren Luening   Trumpet
Bob Mann   Guitar
Michael Markman   Violin,Concert Master
Bob McChesney   Trombone
Lee Musiker   Piano,Keyboards
Dan Neufeld   Viola
Simon Oswell   Viola
Bruce Otto   Trombone
Jim Pugh   Trombone
Roger Rosenberg   Alto Flute,Baritone Saxophone
Anatoly Rosinsky   Violin
Allan Schwartzberg   Drums
Haim Shtrum   Violin
Tina Soule   Cello
Terry Woodson   Conductor
Gayle Levant   Harp
Ed Howard   Bass
Charles Pillow   Alto Flute,Tenor Saxophone
Timothy Landauer   Cello
Gil Romero   Violin
Keith Greene   Viola
Irina Voloshina   Violin
Roberto Cani   Violin
Trevor Handy   Cello
Vahe Hayrikyan   Cello
Dave Walther   Viola
Ana Landauer   Violin
Lisa Dondlinger   Violin
Lorenz Gamma   Violin
Andrew Duckles   Viola
Steve Richards   Cello
Dan Tobin Smith   Cello
Melissa Phelps Beckstead   Violin
Charles Davis   Trumpet
Andy Eserin   Piano
Steven Schaeffer   Drums
Phillip Teele   Trombone
Victoria Miskolczy   Viola
Phillip Levy   Violin
Lily Ho Chen   Violin
Kevin Connolly   Violin

Technical Credits

Alan Broadbent   Arranger,String Arrangements
Cy Coleman   Composer
Quincy Jones   Arranger
Sy Oliver   Arranger
Richard Rodgers   Composer
Alan Bergman   Composer
Marilyn Bergman   Composer
Sammy Cahn   Composer
J. Fred Coots   Composer
Larry Corbett   Principal
Doug Epstein   Engineer
Stephen Erdody   Principal
Dan Garcia   Engineer
Haven Gillespie   Composer
Lorenz Hart   Composer
Bob Hilliard   Composer
Isham Jones   Composer
Gus Kahn   Composer
Bob Mann   Arranger,Producer
Sammy Nestico   Arranger
Simon Oswell   Principal
Cole Porter   Composer
Steve Tyrell   Producer
James Van Heusen   Composer
Schmidt   Engineer
Gerald Marks   Composer
Lewis Spence   Composer
Enny Joo   Art Direction
Ernie Freeman Combo   Arranger
Jon Allen   Engineer
C. Carson Parks   Composer
Ryan Petrie   Engineer
Darwin Best   Engineer
Kevin Koloff   Management
Jill Nieporte   Mixing Coordinator
Bart Howard   Composer

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Songs of Sinatra 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Steve puts a pop into Sinatra's songs..his own style but, really nice to hear.....if you're a Tyrell fan, this one is tops....
Guest More than 1 year ago
The cover says it all. A picture of Steve T. and only the shadow of Frank Sinatra.
Guest More than 1 year ago
An absolute standout! I've never heard "The One I Love Belongs To Somebody Else" before - Steve + FS Jr go together like Prosciutto y melone! I also loved "Wee Small Hours" and "Somethin Stupid", you won't be disappointed!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago