The Crown Project - Modern Mancini (2005)
Contemporary Jazz, Vocal Jazz | MP3 320 kbps CBR | 51 min | 120 MB
Label: Monarch Records | Rel:2005
Janis Siegel, Oleta Adams, Fred White, Lamont van Hook - Vocals; Alto Saxophone – Gerald Albright; Tenor Saxophone – Doug Norwine; Percussion – Walter Rodriguez, Piano – Fred Hersch, Programmed By – Mark Gasbarro; Flugelhorn – Dmitri Matheny; Flute, Soprano Saxophone – Dan Higgins; Guitar – Carl Verheyen, Dwight Sills, Russell Malone; Harmonica – Tommy Morgan; Drums – Cliff Almond, Jack Kelly; Bass – Abraham Laboriel, Larry Kimpel. Tribute albums are all the rage these days, so Monarch Records has release Modern Mancini – Tribute to a Music Master under the mysterious moniker “The Crown Project.” Henry Mancini was undoubtedly one of the foremost film and TV scorers, with nearly 80 film scores, four Oscars, and twenty Grammies to his credit, yet one doesn’t have to look too far into his compositions to see his jazz sensibilities at work.