1988 Michael Feinstein – Isn’t It Romantic

Isn’t It Romantic is the fourth album from Michael Feinstein, released in 1988

Michael Jay Feinstein (born September 7, 1956) is an American singer, pianist, and music revivalist. He is an interpreter of, and an anthropologist and archivist for, the repertoire known as the Great American Songbook. In 1988 he won a Drama Desk Special Award for celebrating American musical theatre songs. Michael Feinstein is also a multi-platinum-selling, five-time Grammy-nominated recording artist. He currently serves as Artistic Director for The Center for the Performing Arts in Carmel, Indiana.

Tracks

1Isn’t It Romantic (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)5:04
2Where Do You Start (Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman, Johnny Mandel)3:14
3A Fine Romance (Dorothy Fields, Jerome Kern)4:45
4I Can Dream Can’t I / I’ll Be Seeing You (Irving Kahal, Sammy Fain)5:58
5You’re An Education (Al Dubin, Harry Warren)3:13
6My Favorite Year (Karen Gottlieb, Michele Brourman)3:53
7No Other Love (Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein)4:20
8I Wanna Be Loved (Billy Rose, Edward Heyman, Johnny Green)5:41
9How About You (Burton Lane, Ralph Freed)3:18
10I’ll Get By (Fred Ahlert, Roy Turk)4:50
11I Won’t Send Roses / Time Heals Everything (Jerry Herman)5:51
12Wasn’t It Romantic (Hugh Martin, Marshall Barer)4:19

Media

Musicians

BassNeil Stubenhaus
BassJohn Clayton
DrumsSteve Schaeffer
DrumsSol Gubin
GuitarDennis Budimir
GuitarTim May
PianoAlan Broadbent
PianoRandy Kerber
SynthesizerAlan Broadbent
SynthesizerStu Goldberg
HarpGayle Levant
PercussionJoe Porcaro
PercussionLarry Bunker

Other Musicians

French Horn – Brad Warnaar, Calvin Smith, Marnie Johnson, Richard Todd
Reeds – Earl Dumler, Gene Cipriano, Jack Nimitz, Jim Walker, John Lowe, Louise Di Tullio, Ray Pizzi
Cello – Anne Karam, Frederick Seykora, Jodi Burnett, Ray Kelley
Viola – Alan DeVeritch, Herschel Wise, Ken Burward-Hoy, Marilyn Baker, Michael Nowak, Pamela Goldsmith
Violin – Arnold Belnick, Assa Drori, Bruce Dukov, Gerald Vinci, Gordon Marron, Haim Shtrum, Henry Ferber, Isabelle Daskoff, Jospeh Goodman, Mari Tsumura, Peter Kent, Ralph Morrison, Reginald Hill, Shari Zippert, Sheldon Sanov

Liner Notes

Producer – Johnny Mandel
A&R (Coordination) – Michael Alago
Arranged – Johnny Mandel
Conductor – Eddie Karam
Engineer – Hank Cicalo, Rick Winquest
Recording Supervisor – Hank Cicalo

Art Direction, Design – Henrietta Condak
Photography By – Greg Gorman

Phonographic Copyright (p) – Elektra/Asylum Records
Copyright (c) – Elektra/Asylum Records