1996 Various – The Songs Of West Side Story

The Songs Of West Side Story is an album/project by various musicians released in 1996 and produced by David Pack.

The music is written by Leonard Bernsteid, lyrics are by Stephen Sondheim.

Tracks

1  Something’s Coming (Leonard Bernstein) 4:42
2  A Boy Like That (Leonard Bernstein) 5:52
3  Maria (Leonard Bernstein) 4:40
4  Prologue / Jet Song (Leonard Bernstein) 4:02
5  Tonight (Leonard Bernstein) 4:23
6  Cool (Leonard Bernstein) 5:36
7  Somewhere (Leonard Bernstein) 5:08
8  Americ (Leonard Bernstein)a 6:13
9  I Feel Pretty (Leonard Bernstein) 4:02
10  One Hand, One Heart (Leonard Bernstein) 4:29
11  Gee, Officer Krupke (Leonard Bernstein) 4:26
12  I Have A Love (Leonard Bernstein) 3:44
13  Prelude To The Rumble (Leonard Bernstein) 2:20
14  The Rumble (Leonard Bernstein) 8:04
15  Prelude To Somewhere (Leonard Bernstein) 0:43
16  Somewhere (Leonard Bernstein) 5:37

Musicians

1 Something’s Coming

Drums Oliver Lieber
Electric Drums David Pack
Drums (programming) Oliver Lieber
Guitar David Pack
Keyboards David Pack
Synthesizer Oliver Lieber
Synthesizer David Pack
Vocals All-4-One


2 A Boy Like That

Drums Vinnie Colaiuta
Keyboards David Pack
Keyboards Greg Phillinganes
Keyboards John Dickson
Programming John Lehmkuhl
Percussion Sheila Escovedo
Vocals Selena


3 Maria

Bass Neil Stubenhaus
Drums JR Robinson
Acoustic Guitar Dean Parks
Keyboards George Duke
Programming Bob McChesney
Synthesizer David Benoit
Sax Vince Denham
Strings David Benoit
Percussion Paulinho Da Costa
Vocals Michael McDonald
Vocals James Ingram
Vocals David Pack


4 Prologue / Jet Song

Bass Bob Parr
Drums Bernie Dresel
Guitar Brian Setzer
Piano John Lehmkuhl
Piano Roger Burn
Synthesizer John Lehmkuhl
Sax Bob Sandman
Sax Daniel Fornero
Sax George Shelby
Sax Michael Acosta
Sax Steve Fowler
Trombone Andrew Martin
Trombone George McMullen
Trombone Michael Vlatkovich
Trombone Robbie Hioki
Trumpet Sal Cracchiolo
Trumpet Stan Watkins
Vocals Brian Setzer
Vocals Shem von Schroeck
Vocals Tollak Ollestad


5 Tonight

Bass Nathan East
Drums Simon Phillips
Guitar Grant Geissman
Piano Greg Phillinganes
Synthesizer David Benoit
Synthesizer Rich Ruttenberg
Programming Bob McChesney
Percussion Brian Kilgore
Vocals Kenny Loggins
Vocals Wynonna Judd


6 Cool

Bass Larry Kimpel
Drums Simon Phillips
Piano Bruce Hornsby
Synthesizer Greg Phillinganes
Flugelhorn Jerry Hey
Flugelhorn Gary Grant
Sax Branford Marsalis
Sax Dan Higgins
Trombone Bill Reichenbach
Trumpet Jerry Hey
Trumpet Gary Grant
Percussion Brian Kilgore
Vocals Patti Austin
Vocals Mervyn Warren


7 Somewhere

Bass John Pena
Drums Vinnie Colaiuta
Keyboards Greg Phillinganes
Conductor Marty Paich
Background Vocals Natalie Jackson
Vocals Aretha Franklin


8 America

Drums JR Robinson
Drums Joe Porcaro
Guitar Grant Geissman
Piano Greg Phillinganes
Synthesizer Greg Phillinganes
Synthesizer David Pack
Glockenspiel Joe Porcaro
Xylophone Joe Porcaro
Percussion Sheila Escovedo
Percussion Joe Porcaro
Percussion David Pack
Background Vocals Joe Puerta
Background Vocals Jon Joyce
Background Vocals Marlena Jeter
Background Vocals Maxine Anderson
Vocals Natalie Cole
Vocals Patti LaBelle


9 I Feel Pretty

Bass Larry Kimpel
Drums Vinnie Colaiuta
Guitar Tim Pierce
Keyboards Greg Phillinganes
Piano David Frank
Synthesizer David Benoit
Violin Lili Haydn
Xylophone Joe Porcaro
Percussion Joe Porcaro
Vocals Marlena Jeter
Vocals Mortonette Jenkins
Vocals Natalie Jackson
Vocals Little Richard


10 One Hand, One Heart

Bass David Pack
Electric Drums David Pack
Acoustic Guitar Dean Parks
Keyboards David Pack
Programming John Lehmkuhl
Cello Melissa Hasin
Violin Lili Haydn
Percussion John Lehmkuhl
Vocals Tevin Campbell

 

11 Gee, Officer Krupke

Guitar David Pack
Keyboards Greg Phillinganes
Synthesizer David Pack
Synthesizer Greg Phillinganes
Background Vocals David Pack
Background Vocals Burleigh Drummond
Background Vocals Christopher North
Background Vocals Joe Puerta
Background Vocals Rich Rees
Background Vocals Shem von Schroeck
Background Vocals Tollak Ollestad


12 I Have A Love

Bass Dave Pomeroy
Drums Steve Brewster
Acoustic Guitar Billy Joe Walker Jr
Steel Guitar Paul Franklin
Piano Pat Coil
Synthesizer Steve Nathan
Percussion Sam Bacco
Background Vocals Pam Sheyne
Vocals Trisha Yearwood


13 Prelude To The Rumble

Piano Chick Corea


14 The Rumble

Bass James Earl
Bass John Pena
Drums Simon Phillips
Drums Dave Weckl
Guitar Frank Gambale
Guitar Steve Vai
Piano Chick Corea
Synthesizer David Paich
Synthesizer Greg Phillinganes
Synthesizer Chick Corea
Sax Eric Marienthal
Percussion Joe Porcaro
Percussion Lenny Castro


15 Prelude To Somewhere

Conductor Marty Paich


16 Somewhere

Bass David Pack
Drums Vinnie Colaiuta
Keyboards David Pack
Synthesizer David Pack
Conductor Marty Paich
Background Vocals Karla Bonoff
Vocals Phil Collins

Liner Notes

Producer – David Pack
Producer (Executive) – Michael Greene
Arranged By – David Pack
Arranged By – Brian Setzer, Michael Acosta (Track 4)
Arranged By – Greg Phillinganes (Tracks 6, 8, 9, 11)
Arranged By – Pat Coil (Track 12)
Arranged By – Chick Corea, David Pack, David Paich, John Dickson (Track 14)
Arranged By (Horns) – Jerry Hey (Tracks 6, 9)
Arranged By (Keyboards) – David Benoit, Greg Phillinganes (Track 3)
Arranged By (Orchestra) – Marty Paich (Track 7)
Arranged By (Orchestra) – David Benoit (Track 16)
Arranged By (Rap, Rhythm) – Def Jef (Track 11)
Arranged By (Rhythm) – Dave Weckl, Simon Phillips (Track 14)
Arranged By (String Synthesizer) – David Benoit (Track 9)
Arranged By (Vocals) – Mervyn Warren (Track 3)
Arranged By (Vocals) – Mark Kibble (Track 6)
Engineer – Allen Sides, Barry Rudolph
Engineer (Additional) – Bill Winnett, Eddie Miller, Jeff Hendrickson, Jeffrey Woodruff, Josh Wertheimer, Phil Collins, Terry Nelson, Tim Aller, Fadi Temsah
Concertmaster – James Getzoff (Track 7)
Conductor – Marty Paich (Tracks 7, 15, 16)
Mastered By – Bernie Grundman

Art Direction, Design – Norman Moore

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