Scott Hamilton With Strings

Scott Hamilton With Strings

by Scott HamiltonScott Hamilton


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Tenor saxophonist Scott Hamilton was so consistent on his many albums for Concord that none are throwaways. This particular one, though, is of lesser interest than most. Hamilton is backed by a 20-piece string section arranged by pianist Alan Broadbent, and largely sticks to slow ballads. His tone on tenor is typically beautiful and the music is quite tasteful, but it lacks much variety. No surprises occur in the arrangements (everything is pretty) and, although there is some double-timing, Hamilton's playing is consistently lyrical and a bit lazy, as if shy to shake up the proceedings. This CD is best experienced in small doses for, if played all the way through, the results are a bit sleepy and rather predictable.

Product Details

Release Date: 01/04/1993
Label: Concord Records
UPC: 0013431453826
catalogNumber: 4538
Rank: 73543

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Scott Hamilton   Primary Artist,Tenor Saxophone
Alan Broadbent   Piano,Conductor
Murray Adler   Violin,Concert Master
Israel Baker   Violin
Mari Tsumura   Violin
Robert Brosseau   Violin
Jodi Burnett   Cello
Darius Campo   Violin
Bonnie Douglas   Violin
Henry Ferber   Violin
Frederick Seykora   Cello
Juliann French   Violin
James Getzoff   Violin
Pamela Goldsmith   Viola
Harris Goldman   Violin
Endre Granat   Violin
Paula Hochhalter   Cello
Dennis Karmazyn   Cello,Viola
Ray Kramer   Cello,Viola
Roy McCurdy   Drums
Bob Maize   Bass
Gordon Marron Strings   Violin
Carole Mukogawa   Viola
Dan Neufeld   Viola
Maria Newman   Viola
Harry Shirinian   Viola
Haim Shtrum   Violin
Paul Shure   Violin
John Wittenberg   Violin
Ken Yerke   Violin
Fred Seykoura   Cello
Mari Tsumura-Botnick   Violin
John Wittenbert   Violin

Technical Credits

Peggy Lee   Composer
Alan Broadbent   Arranger,Composer,Director
Mercer Ellington   Composer
Dave Frishberg   Composer
Matt Dennis   Composer
John Burk   Producer,Executive Producer
Duke Ellington   Composer
Phil Edwards   Engineer
Carl Jefferson   Producer
Roy McCurdy   Contributor
Bob Maize   Contributor
Johnny Mandel   Composer
Nick Phillips   Producer
James Van Heusen   Composer
Phil Woods   Composer
Peter Straub   Liner Notes
Kent Judkins   Art Direction
Abbey Anna   Art Direction
Glen Barros   Executive Producer
Irving Gordon   Composer
Earl Brent   Composer
Carl E. Jefferson   Producer
Ted White   Engineer

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