I'll Take Romance - (Import CD)

Beegie Adair

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Categories
JazzMusic
Category
  1. Performer
  2. Jazz Instrument
  3. Piano
Mono / Stereo
Stereo
Format
CD
Producer
Jack Jezzro
Title
I'll Take Romance
Country
USA
Notes

Personnel: Beegie Adair (piano); Roger Spencer (bass); Chris Brown (drums).
Recorded at Wildwood Recording, Brentwood, Tennessee. Includes liner notes by Will Friedwald.
Beegie Adair: Beegie Adair (piano); Roger Spencer (bass instrument); Chris Brown (drum).
One reason that the great pop standards of the 1930s, '40s, and '50s are great pop standards is that they have proven versatile. Though usually written for Broadway or Hollywood musicals, they were taken up by pop musicians while still new, and over the years served as vehicles for jazz players before being transformed by Frank Sinatra and his followers in the '50s and '60s. They survive in thousands of lounges and nightclubs when they are not being performed in large venues. In undertaking an album of such songs, Beegie Adair is doing anything but re-inventing the wheel. With her usual trio, filled out by bassist Roger Spencer and drummer Chris Brown, she has turned in lightly improvisational versions of these well-known tunes, using chord substitutions and adding filigrees and other adornments here and there, but never straying from the melodies for more than a bar or two. And she has then hired an arranger to write some charts and brought in an orchestra to be overdubbed on the tracks. The result is pleasant, of course, but it depends on the joy of rediscovery to have any value, and these songs have never gone away. Record stores are full of CD reissues of this music from years ago that are more impressive than this collection. At the end, the pianist takes on "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes" unaccompanied by her sidemen or the orchestra, and suggests that she might have done better to go it alone. ~ William Ruhlmann

BarCode
792755527023
Country of Origin
USA
Barcode
0792755527023
Label
Green Hill Productions
Distributor
EMI Christian Music Group
Performer
Beegie Adair
Songs / Tracks
  1. [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Isn't It Romantic?
  2. [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] I'll Take Romance
  3. [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Look of Love, The
  4. [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] I Left My Heart in San Francisco
  5. [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] Way You Look Tonight, The
  6. [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] Let's Fall in Love
  7. [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] Some Enchanted Evening
  8. [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] These Foolish Things
  9. [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] What's New?
  10. [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] Dancing in the Dark
  11. [ Disc 01 Track 11 ] P.S. I Love You
  12. [ Disc 01 Track 12 ] Smoke Gets in Your Eyes
Artists
  1. Beegie Adair
  2. Beegie Adair/Jeff Steinberg Orchestra
Studio / Live
Studio
Previews

JazzTimes (9/02, p.86) - "...A dozen durable chestnuts....Ultimately, ROMANCE proves as satisfying as a sweet, platonic kiss...warmly satisfying..."
NAPRA Review (05-06/02, p.79) - "...Softly delightful, with the subtlest swing....[The] comfortably plush arrangements have just the right spark to set these old favorites flickering deliciously anew..."

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