2019 Patrice Jégou – If It Ain’t Love

If It Ain’t Love is the second solo album by Patrice Jégou, released March 22, 2019. The opening track, “Lover Come Back to Me” won an Independent Music Award in NYC for Best A cappella Song. The song features Mark Kibble and Alvin Chea from Take 6

 

Tracks

1  Lover Come Back to Me (A Cappella) (Sigmund Romberg; Oscar Hammerstein II) 03:19
2  Jersey Bounce (Tiny Bradshaw; Edward Johnson; Bobby Plater; Buddy Feyne) 02:40
3  Baubles, Bangles, And Beads (Robert Wright; George Forrest) 04:46
4  Yes We Can, Can (Allen Toussaint) 05:08
5  I’m So Glad I’m Standing Here Today (Joe Sample; Will Jennings) 05:34
6  Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams (Harry Barris; Ted Koehler; Billy Moll) 04:05
7  If It Ain’t Love (Tomas Waller; Don Redman; Andy Razaf) 03:14
8  Estate (Summer) (Bruno Martino; Bruno Brighetti) 04:42
9  Lover Come Back To Me (Sigmund Romberg; Oscar Hammerstein II) 03:24
10  Waltz for Debby (Bill Evans; Gene Lees) 03:40
11  Losing You (Randy Newman) 04:42
12  Just Squeeze Me (Duke Ellington; Lee Gaines) 03:04
13  Where Do You Start (Johnny Mandell; Alan Bergman; Marilyn Bergman) 03:53
14  Remembrances (In Memory of Stan Getz) (Mike Lang; Peter Getz; Brian Hobbs) 05:00
15  Please Send Me Someone To Love (Percy Mayfield) 04:25
16  It Might Be You (Dave Grusin; Alan Bergman; Marilyn Bergman) 05:08

Media

Musicians

1 Lover Come Back to Me (A Cappella)

VocalsMark Kibble
VocalsAlvin Chea
VocalsPatrice Jegou


2 Jersey Bounce

BassChristoph Luty
DrumsJeff Hamilton
GuitarGraham Dechter
PianoTamir Hendelman
SaxJeff Clayton
SaxLee Callett
SaxKeith Fiddmont
SaxCharles Owens
SaxRickey Woodard
TromboneSteve Baxter
TromboneGeorge Bohanon
TromboneIra Nepus
TromboneMaurice Spears
TrumpetGilbert Castellanos
TrumpetSal Cracchiolo
TrumpetJames Ford
TrumpetClay Jenkins
TrumpetBijon Watson
VocalsPatrice Jégou


3 Baubles, Bangles, And Beads

BassKevin Axt
DrumsRay Brinker
Acoustic GuitarRamon Stagnaro
PianoMike Lang
ClarinetGreg Huckins
FluteSteve Kujala
OboeJoe Stone
French HornJim Atkinson
French HornSarah Bach
French HornAllan Fogle
French HornDylan Hart
HarpGayle Levant
PercussionLuis Conte
VocalsPatrice Jégou


4 Yes We Can, Can

BassAbraham Laboriel Sr
DrumsSteve Ferrone
GuitarDean Parks
Fender RhodesMike Lang
Hammond OrganDavid Paich
PianoMike Lang
PianoDavid Paich
SaxTom Scott
PercussionLenny Castro
ChoirKurt Lykes
ChoirBill Cantos
ChoirJamie McCrary
ChoirJason Morales
ChoirMelodye Perry
ChoirAlfie Silas
ChoirTiffany Smith
ChoirTata Vega
VocalsPatrice Jégou


5 I’m So Glad I’m Standing Here Today

BassKevin Axt
DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarMichael Thompson
Acoustic GuitarLarry Koonse
PianoMike Lang
ClarinetGreg Huckins
FluteSteve Kujala
French HornJim Atkinson
French HornSarah Bach
French HornAllan Fogle
French HornDylan Hart
OboeJoe Stone
HarpGayle Levant
ChoirKurt Lykes
ChoirJamie McCrary
ChoirJason Morales
ChoirMelodye Perry
ChoirAlfie Silas
ChoirTiffany Smith
ChoirTata Vega
VocalsPatrice Jégou


6 Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams

VocalsTake 6
VocalsPatrice Jégou


7 If It Ain’t Love

BassChristoph Luty
DrumsJeff Hamilton
GuitarGraham Dechter
PianoTamir Hendelman
SaxJeff Clayton
SaxLee Callett
SaxKeith Fiddmont
SaxCharles Owens
SaxRickey Woodard
TromboneSteve Baxter
TromboneGeorge Bohanon
TromboneIra Nepus
TromboneMaurice Spears
TrumpetGilbert Castellanos
TrumpetSal Cracchiolo
TrumpetJames Ford
TrumpetClay Jenkins
TrumpetBijon Watson
VocalsPatrice Jégou


8 Estate (Summer)

BassKevin Axt
DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarMichael Thompson
Acoustic GuitarLarry Koonse
PianoMike Lang
ClarinetGreg Huckins
FluteSteve Kujala
OboeJoe Stone
French HornJim Atkinson
French HornSarah Bach
French HornAllan Fogle
French HornDylan Hart
HarpGayle Levant
VocalsPatrice Jégou


9 Lover Come Back To Me

BassBoris Kozlov
DrumsCliff Almond
PianoYaron Gershovsky
SaxDoug Moffet
SaxSam Levine
TromboneRoy Agee
TrumpetSteve Patrick
TrumpetMike Barry
PercussionMark Kibble
Background VocalsMark Kibble
VocalsPatrice Jégou


10 Waltz for Debby

PianoMike Lang
ClarinetGreg Huckins
FluteSteve Kujala
OboeJoe Stone
French HornJim Atkinson
French HornSarah Bach
French HornAllan Fogle
French HornDylan Hart
HarpGayle Levant
VocalsPatrice Jégou


11 Losing You

PianoMike Lang
ClarinetDan Higgins
FluteHeather Clark
FluteGeraldine Rotella
French HornSteve Becknell
TromboneWilliam Booth
TromboneCharlie Morillas
TromboneCraig Gosnell
VocalsPatrice Jégou


12 Just Squeeze Me

BassChristoph Luty
DrumsJeff Hamilton
GuitarGraham Dechter
PianoMike Lang
PianoTamir Hendelman
ClarinetGreg Huckins
FluteSteve Kujala
French HornJim Atkinson
French HornSarah Bach
French HornAllan Fogle
French HornDylan Hart
OboeJoe Stone
SaxJeff Clayton
SaxLee Callett
SaxKeith Fiddmont
SaxCharles Owens
SaxRickey Woodard
TromboneSteve Baxter
TromboneGeorge Bohanon
TromboneIra Nepus
TromboneMaurice Spears
TrumpetGilbert Castellanos
TrumpetSal Cracchiolo
TrumpetJames Ford
TrumpetClay Jenkins
TrumpetBijon Watson
HarpGayle Levant
VocalsPatrice Jégou


13 Where Do You Start

BassKevin Axt
DrumsRay Brinker
GuitarRamon Stagnaro
PianoMike Lang
PercussionLuis Conte
VocalsPatrice Jégou


14 Remembrances (In Memory of Stan Getz)

BassAbraham Laboriel Sr
DrumsSteve Ferrone
GuitarLarry Koonse
Acoustic GuitarRamon Stagnaro
Fender RhodesMike Lang
PianoMike Lang
ClarinetDan Higgins
FluteHeather Clark
FluteGeraldine Rotella
French HornSteve Becknell
TromboneWilliam Booth
TromboneCharlie Morillas
TromboneCraig Gosnell
PercussionLenny Castro
VocalsPatrice Jégou


15 Please Send Me Someone To Love

BassChristoph Luty
DrumsJeff Hamilton
GuitarGraham Dechter
PianoTamir Hendelman
SaxJeff Clayton
SaxLee Callett
SaxKeith Fiddmont
SaxCharles Owens
SaxRickey Woodard
TromboneSteve Baxter
TromboneGeorge Bohanon
TromboneIra Nepus
TromboneMaurice Spears
TrumpetGilbert Castellanos
TrumpetSal Cracchiolo
TrumpetJames Ford
TrumpetClay Jenkins
TrumpetBijon Watson
VocalsPatrice Jégou


16 It Might Be You

KeyboardsGreg Phillinganes
PianoMike Lang
VocalsPatrice Jégou

Strings

Bass – Tim Eckert, Don Ferrone, Dave Young (Tracks 11, 14)
Cello – Armen Ksajikian (Principal), Alisha Bauer, Tina Soule, John Walz (Tracks 3, 5, 8, 10, 12)
Celli – Matt Cook, Ira Glansbeek, Laszlo Mezo, Steve Vele (Tracks 11, 14)
Viola – Brian Dembrow (Principal), Robert Brophy, Andrew Duckles, Alma Fernandez, Harry Shirinian, David Walther (Tracks 3, 5, 8, 10, 12)
Violas – Dimtri Bovaird, Caroline Buckman, Matt Funes, Jody Rubin, Harry Shirinian, Rodney Wirtz (Tracks 11, 14)
Violin – Bruce Dukow (Concertmaster), Charles Bisharat, Darius Campo, Roberto Cani, Ron Clark, Kevin Connolly, Joel Derouin, Nina Evtuhov, Neel Hammond, Natalie Leggett, Robin Olson, Joel Parcman, Sara Parkins, Katia Popov, Neil Samples, Ina Veli (Tracks 3, 5, 8, 10, 12)
Violins – Bruce Dukow (Concertmaster), Maiani da Silva, Mario Deleon, Lisa Dondlinger, Neel Hammond, Elizabeth Hedman, Johana Krejci, Marissa Kuney, Lorand Lokuszta, Cindy Moussas, Reiko Nakoano, Radu Pieptea, Mark Robertson, Julie Rogers, Neil Samples, Jenny Takamatsu, Irina Voloshina, Adriana Zoppo (Tracks 11, 14)

 

Liner Notes

Producer – Mark Kibble (Tracks 1, 6, 9)
Producer – Yinka Oyelese (Tracks 2, 7, 12, 15)
Producer – Jorge Calandrelli (Tracks 3, 5, 8, 10, 13)
Producer – Mike Lang (Tracks 4, 14, 16)
Producer – David Paich (Tracks 4, 14)
Producer (Associate) – Jordan Rippe (Track 11)
Arranged By – Mark Kibble (Tracks 1, 6, 9)
Arranged By – John Clayton (Tracks 2, 7, 12, 15)
Arranged By – Jorge Calandrelli (Tracks 3, 5, 8, 10, 13)
Arranged By – Mike Lang (Tracks 4, 14, 16)
Arranged By – David Paich (Tracks 4, 14)
Arranged (Orchestra) – Joey Calandrelli (Tracks 3, 5, 8, 10, 12)
Arranged (Orchestra) – Nan Schwarz (Tracks 11, 14)
Conductor – Joey Calandrelli (Tracks 3, 5, 8, 10, 12)
Conductor – Nan Schwarz (Tracks 11, 14)
Contractor – Joe Soldo (Tracks 3, 5, 8, 10, 12)
Engineer (Assistant) – Steve Genewick, Chandler Harrod, Christina Paakkari, Jeff Fitzpatrick, Scott Moore, Rouble Kapoor, Tyler Shields, Chad Gordon, Michael Walter, Tyler Hartman, Nate Thor Odden
Mastered By – Eric Boulanger, Jeff Galindo
Mixed By – Al Schmitt (Tracks 1, 2, 7, 9, 12, 15)
Mixed By – Marcelo Pennell (Tracks 1, 6)
Mixed By – Don Murray (Tracks 3, 4, 5, 8, 11, 13, 14, 16)
Recorded By – Roy Hendrickson (Tracks 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 9, 12)
Recorded By – Joe DeMaio (Tracks 1, 3, 4, 15)
Recorded By – Mark Kibble (Tracks 1, 6, 9)
Recorded By – Randy Poole (Tracks 1, 9)
Recorded By – Al Schmitt (Tracks 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 15)
Recorded By – Don Murray (Tracks 3, 4, 5, 8, 11, 13, 14, 16)
Recorded By – Jordan Rippe (Tracks 4, 16)
Recorded By (Additional) – Jordan Rippe, Pat Knox, Weston Wilson (Track 14)

Mastered At The Bakery, Culver City, CA
Mixed At Capitol Studios, Hollywood, CA
Mixed At BigSky, Franklin, TN
Mixed At United Recording, Hollywood, CA
Recorded At ATS Studios, Calabasas, CA
Recorded At Avatar Studios, New York City
Recorded At EastWest Studios, Hollywood, CA
Recorded At Capitol Studios, Hollywood, CA
Recorded At Shorefire Studio, Long Branch, NJ
Recorded At Sony Tree Studios, Nashville, TN
Recorded At United Recording, Hollywood, CA
Recorded At Vertical Studio, Nashville, TN