Million Dollar Secret

Million Dollar Secret

by Johnny Nocturne Band

CD

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Overview

Million Dollar Secret

Saxophonist John Firmin's Johnny Nocturne Band has long been riding the top of the heap in the retro-swing sweepstakes, doing it better and longer than anybody. However, the band got a major kick in the pants with the addition of vocalist supremo Kim Nalley. A grade-A throwback to Ivey Washington, Dinah Washington, and Helen Humes, Nalley seductively purrs these tunes to life, giving a great band a great vocalist to front them. There's lots of retro swing out there, but this is the stuff that not only sounds right, but actually cooks the way this music is supposed to. Great, simply great.

Product Details

Release Date: 10/26/1999
Label: Bullseye Blues
UPC: 0018964962623
catalogNumber: 9626

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Johnny Nocturne Band   Primary Artist
Alex Baum   Bass
Kent Bryson   Drums
John Firmin   Clarinet,Tenor Saxophone
Bill Ortiz   Trumpet
Anthony Paule   Guitar
Henry Salvia   Piano
Rob Sudduth   Baritone Saxophone
Marty Wehner   Trombone
Tommy Kesecker   Percussion,Background Vocals
Kim Nalley   Vocals
Pete Sembler   Trumpet

Technical Credits

Alex Baum   Engineer
John Firmin   Arranger,Producer
David Luke   Producer,Engineer
Marty Wehner   Arranger
Doug Morton   Arranger
Philip Elwood   Liner Notes
Melanie Bryson   Arranger
Simon Zadovsky   Cover Art

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