The Sinatra Project, Vol. 2: The Good Life

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All Music Guide - Matt Collar
Following up 2008''s The Sinatra Project, Michael Feinstein''s 2011 The Sinatra Project, Vol. 2: The Good Life features more of the urbane and polished singer/pianist''s takes on Ol'' Blue Eyes'' catalog. Featuring both large and small ensembles, here Feinstein takes on a nice selection of both well-known and lesser-known cuts that Sinatra tackled at some point in his storied career. Included are such stand-out numbers as the big-band rhumba piece "Sway," the swinging medley "Luck Be a Lady/All I Need Is the Girl," and the romantic orchestral ballad "The Way You Look Tonight." Not surprisingly, the best tracks here are the more intimate ones that find Feinstein accompanying...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Matt Collar
Following up 2008''s The Sinatra Project, Michael Feinstein''s 2011 The Sinatra Project, Vol. 2: The Good Life features more of the urbane and polished singer/pianist''s takes on Ol'' Blue Eyes'' catalog. Featuring both large and small ensembles, here Feinstein takes on a nice selection of both well-known and lesser-known cuts that Sinatra tackled at some point in his storied career. Included are such stand-out numbers as the big-band rhumba piece "Sway," the swinging medley "Luck Be a Lady/All I Need Is the Girl," and the romantic orchestral ballad "The Way You Look Tonight." Not surprisingly, the best tracks here are the more intimate ones that find Feinstein accompanying himself on piano as with the autumnal "C''est Comme Ca" and the poignant "I''ll Be Around." Longtime Feinstein fans should find much to enjoy on this impeccably crafted homage to Sinatra.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/24/2011
  • Label: Concord Records
  • UPC: 888072330979
  • Catalog Number: 33097
  • Sales rank: 75,158

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Michael Feinstein Primary Artist, Piano, Vocals, Soloist
Sid Page Violin, Soloist
Bernie Dresel Percussion
Bill Elliott Piano, Conductor
Jim Fox Guitar
Darrel Gardner Trumpet
Dan Higgins Flute, Alto Saxophone
Alan Kaplan Trombone
Peter Kent Violin, Concert Master
Gina Kronstadt Violin
Sal Lozano Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Joe Meyer French Horn
Charlie Morillas Trombone
Kirk Smith Bass
Cecilia Tsan Cello
John Wittenberg Violin
Albie Berk Drums
Susan Chatman Violin
Julie Rogers Violin
Wayne Bergeron Trumpet
Carolyn Osborn Violin
Rudy Stein Cello
Jay Mason Clarinet, Flute, Alto Saxophone
Kathleen Robertson Violin
Pam Jacobson Viola
Andrew Duckles Viola
Craig Gosnell Trombone
Sharon Jackson Violin
Willie Murillo Trumpet, Soloist
Alex Iles Trombone
Erika Walczak Violin
John Mitchell Bass Clarinet, Baritone Saxophone
Judy Yoo Violin
Don Clarke Trumpet
Jeff Driskell Clarinet, Flute, Alto Saxophone
Brian O'Connor French Horn
Technical Credits
Stephen Sondheim Composer
Ray Charles Composer
Louis Jordan Composer
Sacha Distel Composer
Alec Wilder Composer
Richard Rodgers Composer
Pablo Beltrán Ruiz Composer
Jerome Kern Composer
Frank Loesser Composer
Leslie Bricusse Composer
Duke Ellington Composer
Bill Elliott Arranger, Producer
Dorothy Fields Composer
Terry Flannery Executive Producer
Norman Gimbel Composer
Lorenz Hart Composer
Mark Linett Engineer
Ronald Dean Miller Composer
Anthony Newley Composer
Jack Reardon Composer
Jule Styne Composer
Paul Blakemore Mastering
Orlando Murden Composer
Dickie Thompson Composer
Andrew Leff Management, Representation
Jim Morey Executive Producer
Larissa Collins Art Direction
Marshall Barer Composer
Billy Austin Composer
Luis Demetrio Traconis Molina Composer
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