Livin' on Love

Livin' on Love

by Wesla Whitfield


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Wesla Whitfield has long had a beautiful voice and excelled in swinging jazz, cabaret music, and music that falls between those two areas. Usually she is accompanied by pianist Mike Greensill (her husband), bass, and sometimes drums. On eight of the 13 selections of Livin' on Love, the singer is also joined by Gary Foster on reeds and four French horn players. The other five numbers have her assisted by a quartet with Foster. Greensill provides the tasteful arrangements for the French horns while Foster has many concise solos, sounding a bit like Stan Getz on tenor. But the main reason for this set's success lies with Wesla Whitfield, who sings with sensitivity, light swing, and beauty throughout the 11 standards and two obscurities.

Product Details

Release Date: 06/27/2006
Label: Highnote
UPC: 0632375715229
catalogNumber: 7152
Rank: 217604

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Wesla Whitfield   Primary Artist,Vocals
Keith Green   French Horn
Gary Foster   Clarinet,Flute,Bass Clarinet,Alto Flute,Alto Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
Michael Greensill   Piano
Bill Klingelhoffer   French Horn,Leader
Vince Lateano   Drums
John Wiitala   Bass,Acoustic Bass
Alicia Telford   French Horn
Eric Achen   French Horn

Technical Credits

Jonathan Schwartz   Liner Notes
Richard Rodgers   Composer
Sammy Cahn   Composer
Jimmy Dorsey   Composer
M. Edwards   Composer
Phil Edwards   Engineer,Remixing
Joe Fields   Executive Producer
Bud Green   Composer
Michael Greensill   Arranger,Producer,Liner Notes
Lorenz Hart   Composer
Orrin Keepnews   Producer
Jule Styne   Composer
Christine Alicino   Cover Photo
R. Rogers   Composer

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