1997 The Manhattan Transfer – Swing

Swing is a studio album released by The Manhattan Transfer in 1997 on the Atlantic Records label. This album is a collection of 1930’s and 1940s swing music with The Manhattan Transfer’s jazz twist.

Tracks

1  Stomp Of King Porter (Jelly Roll Morton; Jon Hendricks) 03:12
2  Sing A Study In Brown (Count Basie; Larry Clinton; Jon Hendricks) 02:51
3  Sing Moten’s Swing (Jon Hendricks; Buster Moten; Bennie Moten) 03:36
4  A-Tisket, A-Tasket (Al Feldman; Ella Fitzgerald) 02:57
5  I Know Why (And So Do You) (Harry Warren; Mack Gordon) 03:34
6  Sing You Sinners (Sam Coslow; Frank Harling) 02:45
7  Java Jive (Ben Oakland; Milton Drake) 02:47
8  Down South Camp Meetin’ (Fletcher Hederson; Jon Hendricks; Irving Mills) 03:02
9  Topsy (Edgar Battle; Eddie Durham) 03:14
10  Clouds (Adapted From “Nuages”) (Django Reinhardt; Jon Hendricks) 07:13
11 Skyliner (Charlie Barnet) 03:11
12  It’s Good Enough To Keep (Air Mail Special) (Charlie Christian; Benny Goodman; Jimmy Mundy; Alan Paul) 03:11
13  Choo Choo Ch’ Boogie (Live At The Ryman Auditorium) (Denver Darling; Milt Gabler; Vaughn Horton) 03:00

Musicians

VocalsCheryl Bentyne
VocalsTim Hauser
VocalsAlan Paul
VocalsJanis Siegel

Other Musicians

1 Stomp Of King Porter

BassTony Dumas
DrumsRalph Humphrey
GuitarJohn Pisano
PianoYaron Gershovsky


2 Sing A Study In Brown

BassRay Brown
DrumsDuffy Jackson
GuitarStochelo Rosenberg
GuitarNous’che Rosenberg
PianoYaron Gershovsky


3 Sing Moten’s Swing

BassTony Garnier
DrumsDavid Sanger
GuitarRay Benson
Steel GuitarCindy Cashdollar
PianoYaron Gershovsky
SaxMichael Francis
FiddleChris Booher
FiddleJason Roberts


4 A-Tisket, A-Tasket

BassTony Garnier
DrumsDavid Sanger
GuitarRay Benson
Steel GuitarCindy Cashdollar
PianoYaron Gershovsky
SaxMichael Francis
FiddleChris Booher
FiddleJason Roberts


5 I Know Why (And So Do You)

BassRob Burns
DrumsPaul Leim
GuitarDavid Hungate
Steel GuitarBuddy Emmons
ViolinMark O’Connor
ViolinCarl Gorodetzky
ViolinConni Ellisor
ViolinLee Larrison
ViolinPam Sixfin


6 Sing You Sinners

BassRob Burns
DrumsPaul Leim
GuitarDavid Hungate
PianoYaron Gershovsky


7 Java Jive

BassTony Garnier
DrumsDavid Sanger
GuitarRay Benson
Steel GuitarCindy Cashdollar
PianoYaron Gershovsky
SaxMichael Francis
FiddleChris Booher
FiddleJason Roberts


8 Down South Camp Meetin’

BassRob Burns
DrumsDuffy Jackson
GuitarDavid Hungate
GuitarRicky Skaggs
PianoYaron Gershovsky


9 Topsy

BassRay Brown
DrumsDuffy Jackson
GuitarStochelo Rosenberg
GuitarNous’che Rosenberg
PianoYaron Gershovsky


10 Clouds (Adapted From “Nuages”)

BassNonnie Rosenberg
DrumsDuffy Jackson
GuitarStochelo Rosenberg
GuitarNous’che Rosenberg
ViolinStéphane Grappelli


11 Skyliner

BassRay Brown
DrumsDuffy Jackson
GuitarJack Wilkins
GuitarDavid Hungate
GuitarRicky Skaggs
MandolinRicky Skaggs
PianoYaron Gershovsky
VibraphoneJohn Freeman


12 It’s Good Enough To Keep (Air Mail Special)

BassRay Brown
DrumsDuffy Jackson
GuitarDavid Hungate
MandolinRicky Skaggs
PianoYaron Gershovsky
FiddleMark O’Connor


13 Choo Choo Ch’ Boogie (Live At The Ryman Auditorium)

BassDavid Hungate
GuitarBrent Rowan
GuitarRicky Skaggs
Pedal Steel GuitarSteve Hinson
PianoGary Smith
ViolinMark O’Connor

Liner Notes

Producer – Tim Hauser
Prodoucer (Associate) – Ray Benson (Tracks 3, 4, 7)
Arranged By – Fletcher Henderson (Tracks 1, 2, 6, 8)
Arranged By – Yaron Gershovsky (Tracks 2, 11)
Arranged By (Strings) – Carl Marsh (Track 5)
Arranged By (Vocals) – Janis Siegel (Tracks (1, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 13)
Arranged By (Vocals) – Tim Hauser (Tracks 2, 7)
Arranged By (Vocals) – Yaron Gershovsky (Tracks 2, 11)
Arranged By (Vocals) – Alan Paul (Tracks 5, 7, 12)
Arranged By (Vocals) – Kurt Elling (Track 6)
Arranged By (Vocals) – Cheryl Bentyne (Track 7)
Arranged By (Vocals) – Gene Puerling (Track 10)
Coordinator – Jack White
Engineer (Assistant) – Brent Reilly, Kent Bruce, Paul Dicato, Steve Lowery, Tony Rambo
Mastered By – Doug Sax
Mixed By – Ed Cherney
Mixed By – Terry Becker (Tracks 13)
Recorded By (Additional) – Terry Becker, Tom McCauley
Tracking By – Alan Schulman, Emmanuel Payet, Jeff Levine, Larry Seyer
Tracking By (Vocals) – Michael Hutchinson

Art Direction, Design – Thomas Bricker
Photography By – Michael Tighe

Mastered At The Mastering Lab
Mixed At Record Plant, Los Angeles
Mixed At Andora Studios
Recorded At Sound Emporium
Recorded At Bismeaux Studios
Recorded At Studio Acousti
Recorded At Red Zone Studios
Recorded At Unique Recording
Recorded At Goldmine Studio, Tarzana
Recorded At Moving Hands Studios
Recorded At Ryman Auditorium
Phonographic Copyright ℗ Atlantic Recording Corporation
Copyright © Atlantic Recording Corporation

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