Swing

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
On this continually interesting CD, the Manhattan Transfer revisits tunes from the swing era, in some cases re-creating through vocalese specific recordings. Benny Goodman's 1935 version of "King Porter Stomp," Bennie Moten's 1932 recording of "Moten's Swing," Glenn Miller's "I Know Why," Charlie Barnet's "Skyliner," and Fletcher Henderson's exciting arrangement of "Down South Camp Meetin'" are among the many highlights. The vocals are superb particularly Janis Siegel and Cheryl Bentyne, although one wishes that the individual members had more of a chance to improvise within the style. The backup groups are different than one would expect, including the Western swing band ...
See more details below
Available through our Marketplace sellers.
Other sellers (CD)
  • All (19) from $1.99   
  • New (1) from $10.24   
  • Used (18) from $1.99   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$10.24
Seller since 2007

Feedback rating:

(554)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

New
1997-01-01 Audio CD New YOU are BUYING a NEW and SEALED CD. All CD orders sent via FIRST CLASS MAIL Service arriving in 3 to 5 business days in the United States only, Overseas ... orders may take up to 4 weeks! Buy it NOW! ! Read more Show Less

Ships from: Wilmington, NC

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Close
Sort by

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
On this continually interesting CD, the Manhattan Transfer revisits tunes from the swing era, in some cases re-creating through vocalese specific recordings. Benny Goodman's 1935 version of "King Porter Stomp," Bennie Moten's 1932 recording of "Moten's Swing," Glenn Miller's "I Know Why," Charlie Barnet's "Skyliner," and Fletcher Henderson's exciting arrangement of "Down South Camp Meetin'" are among the many highlights. The vocals are superb particularly Janis Siegel and Cheryl Bentyne, although one wishes that the individual members had more of a chance to improvise within the style. The backup groups are different than one would expect, including the Western swing band Asleep at the Wheel, violinist Mark O'Connor Stéphane Grappelli makes a special appearance on "Clouds", and steel guitarist Buddy Emmons. Recommended.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/24/1997
  • Label: Atlantic
  • UPC: 075678301223
  • Catalog Number: 83012

Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Manhattan Transfer Primary Artist
Buddy Emmons Pedal Steel Guitar
Ricky Skaggs Mandolin, Rhythm Guitar
Stéphane Grappelli Violin
Jack Wilkins Electric Guitar
Robert Burns Bass
Ray Benson Guitar
Ray Brown Bass
Cindy Cashdollar Steel Guitar
Tony Dumas Bass
Connie Ellisor Violin
Michael Francis Alto Saxophone
Tony Garnier Bass
Yaron Gershovsky Piano
Carl Gorodetzky Violin
Steve Hinson Pedal Steel Guitar
Ralph Humphrey Drums, Washboard
David Hungate Bass, Rhythm Guitar
Michael Hutchinson Vocals
Duffy Jackson Drums
Lee Larrison Violin
Paul Leim Drums
Mark O'Connor Violin
John Pisano Rhythm Guitar
Jason Roberts Fiddle
Brent Rowan Electric Guitar
David Sanger Drums
Pamela Sixfin Violin
John Freeman Vibes
Stochelo Rosenberg Guitar
Jack White & His All-Stars Choir, Chorus
Nous'che Rosenberg Rhythm Guitar
Nonni Rosenbery Bass
Chris Booher Fiddle
Gary W. Smith Piano
Technical Credits
Asleep at the Wheel Contributor
Ella Fitzgerald Composer
Louis Jordan Composer
The Manhattan Transfer Contributor, Vocal Arrangements
Janis Siegel Vocal Arrangements
Van Alexander Composer
Terry Becker Engineer
Fletcher Henderson Arranger
Tim Hauser Producer, Vocal Arrangements
Carl Marsh String Arrangements
Tom McCauley Engineer
Alan Paul Vocal Arrangements
Doug Sax Mastering
Kurt Elling Vocal Arrangements
Thomas Bricker Art Direction
Sam Coslow Composer
W. Frank Harling Composer
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