Symphony Sessions

The Symphony Sessions

by The Manhattan Transfer
     
 
Manhattan Transfer, the unparalleled vocal jazz ensemble, now has over 35 years of repertoire to draw on. For The Symphony Sessions the harmonious quartet revisits classic performances from earlier albums. Among the newly revamped material are two of the group’s most acclaimed interpretations -- “Route 66” and “Birdland,” both of which, in their original

Overview

Manhattan Transfer, the unparalleled vocal jazz ensemble, now has over 35 years of repertoire to draw on. For The Symphony Sessions the harmonious quartet revisits classic performances from earlier albums. Among the newly revamped material are two of the group’s most acclaimed interpretations -- “Route 66” and “Birdland,” both of which, in their original incarnations, were Grammy-winning performances. The ten remaining tracks draw on songs that, no matter their celebrated origin, the foursome have made their own, including “Embraceable You,” “Candy,” and “A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square.” This lovely recording -- a true gift for Manhattan Transfer fans as well as all devotees of vocal jazz -- was previously available only as a limited-pressing Japanese import.

Product Details

Release Date:
10/03/2006
Label:
Rhino
UPC:
0081227474027
catalogNumber:
74740

Tracks

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Manhattan Transfer   Primary Artist
Janis Siegel   Vocals,Group Member
Cheryl Bentyne   Vocals,Group Member
Dave Stahl   Trumpet
Scott Kreitzer   Saxophone
Randy Andos   Trombone
Yaron Gershovsky   Piano,Musical Direction
Tim Hauser   Vocals,Group Member
Birch Johnson   Trombone
Robert Millikan   Trumpet
Alan Paul   Vocals,Group Member
Roger Rosenberg   Saxophone
Andy Snitzer   Saxophone
Scott Wendholt   Trumpet
Jim Hynes   Trumpet
Dave Glasser   Saxophone
Clifford Lyons   Saxophone
John B. Williams   Bass
Steve Hass   Drums
Michael Boschen   Trombone

Technical Credits

George Gershwin   Composer
Chuck Jonkey   Composer
Gil Goldstein   Orchestral Arrangements
Thad Jones   Composer
Django Reinhardt   Composer
Janis Siegel   Vocal Arrangements
Cheryl Bentyne   Composer,Vocal Arrangements
Bobby Troup   Composer
Corey Allen   Orchestral Arrangements,Direction
Joe Zawinul   Composer
Billy Byers   Orchestral Arrangements
Capps   Vocal Arrangements
Raoul Cita   Composer
Don Freeman   Composer
Yaron Gershovsky   Orchestral Arrangements,Direction
Ira Gershwin   Composer
Tim Hauser   Producer,Vocal Arrangements,Audio Production
Jon Hendricks   Composer
Michael Hutchinson   Engineer
Tom McCauley   Engineer
Hans Nielsen   Engineer
Alan Paul   Composer,Vocal Arrangements
Ian Prince   Vocal Arrangements
Gene Puerling   Vocal Arrangements
Dick Reynolds   Vocal Arrangements
Joe Roccisano   Orchestral Arrangements
Billy Strayhorn   Composer
Tom Swift   Engineer
Fred Thaler   Vocal Arrangements
George Goldner   Composer
Rufus Wainwright   Composer
Roger Treece   Vocal Arrangements
Manfred Knoop   Engineer
Eric Maschwitz   Composer
Manning Sherwin   Composer
Joan Whitney   Composer
Mack David   Composer
Alex Cramer   Composer
Charles Callelo   Orchestral Arrangements
Michael Davenport   Management
Lenka Dudova   Administrative Assistant

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