2004 Ronnie Milsap – Just For A Thrill

Just For A Thrill is the twenty-third studio album of country music artist Ronnie Milsap. It was released in 2004 under Image Records, his first for the label. The album consisted of fourteen recordings of pop and jazz standards.

The record peaked at number 4 on Top Jazz Albums, Milsap’s first appearance on the chart. Allmusic gave the album four stars, commenting that “Milsap’s voice is in great shape.” The review cited the tracks, “Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered,” “Haunted Heart,” “Ev’ry Time We Say Goodbye,” “In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning,” and “Since I Fell for You” as being “complemented” by Milsap’s “vocals and piano.”

Tracks

1  I Don’t Want Nobody To Have My Love But You (Buddy Johnson) 02:45
2  Teach Me Tonight (Sammy Cahn; Gene De Paul) 04:08
3  Cry (Churchill Kohlman) 03:53
4  Make Believe Medley (Oscar Hammerstein III; Fred Ahlert; Joe Young) 03:24
5  Bewitched (Lorenz Hart; Richard Rodgers) 03:46
6  Haunted Heart (Howard Dietz; Arthur Schwartz) 02:54
7  But I Do (Paul Gayten; Robert Guidry) 04:04
8  Since I Fell For You (Buddy Johnson) 04:19
9  Ev’ry Time We Say Goodbye (Cole Porter) 04:05
10  But Not For Me (George Gershwin; Ira Gershwin) 02:21
11  In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning (Bob Hilliard; David Mann) 03:27
12  Just For A Thrill (Don Raye) 03:37
13  My Babe (Lorenz Hart; Willie Dixon) 03:27
14  My Funny Valentine (Lorenz Hart; Richard Rodgers) 03:40

Media

Musicians

BassDavid Hungate
DrumsPaul Leim
GuitarDean Parks
GuitarBob Mann
Acoustic GuitarJames Brantley
Fender RhodesRonnie Milsap
PianoCatherine Marx
PianoRonnie Milsap
FlugelhornWarren Luening
French HornJames Atkinson
French HornMarilyn Johnson
French HornDan Kelly
French HornRichard Todd
OboeTom Boyd
SaxPete Christlieb
SaxGene Cipriano
SaxDan Higgins
SaxDon Shelton
SaxGeorge Young
TromboneGeorge Bohanon
TromboneCharlie Loper
TromboneDick Nash
TrombonePhil Teele
TrumpetGary Grant
TrumpetRick Baptiste
TrumpetWayne Bergeron
TrumpetDominick Farinacci
TrumpetWarren Luening
HarpGayle Levant
VocalsRonnie Milsap

Strings

Cello – Larry Corbett, Ernest Ehrhardt, Anne Karam, Dan Smith
Viola – Marilyn Baker, Pamela Goldsmith, James Ross, Harry Shirinian
Violin – Charlie Bisharat, Becky Bunnell, Joel Derouin, Assa Drori, Charles Everett, Armen Garabedian, Berj Garabedian, Clayton Haslop, Patricia Johnson, Jennifer Munday, Mari Tsumura, Miwako Watanabe

Liner Notes

Producer – Ronnie Milsap, Rob Galbraith
Arranged By – Charles Calello, Jimmie Haskell, Sammy Nestico
Conductor – Charles Calello, Jimmie Haskell, Sammy Nestico
Concertmaster – Assa Drori
Engineer – John Saylor, Bill Schnee
Mastered By – Robert Hadley, Doug Sax

Design – Garrett Rittenberry
Photography – Allyson Reeves