Diana Krall’s ‘Quiet Nights’ is her tenth studio album co-produced with Tommy Lipuma and released on March 31, 2009 by Verve.
Track Listing : 1.Where Or When (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) – 04:10 . 2.Too Marvelous For Words (Johnny Mercer, Richard A. Whiting) – 04:05 . 3.I’Ve Grown Accustomed To His Face (Frederick Loewe, Alan Jay Lerner) – 04:48 . 4.The Boy From Ipanema (Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius De Moraes, Norman Gimbel) – 04:54 . 5.Walk On By (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) – 05:03 . 6.You’Re My Thrill (Jay Gorney, Sidney Clare) – 05:47 . 7.Este Seu Olhar (Antonio Carlos Jobim) – 02:45 . 8.So Nice (Marcos Valle, Paulo Sérgio Valle, Gimbel) – 03:52 . 9.Quiet Nights (Antonio Carlos Jobim, Gene Lees) – 04:45 . 10.Guess I’Ll Hang My Tears Out To Dry (Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn) – 04:59
Musicians : Diana Krall – Vocals, Piano . Nico Carmine Abondolo – Bass . John Clayton – Bass . Paulinho Da Costa – Percussion . Drew Dembowski – Bass . Jeff Hamilton – Drums . Reggie Hamilton – Bass . Steve Kujala – Alto Flute, Bass Flute . Sue Raney – Bass . Ed Meares – Bass . Anthony Wilson – Guitar . Robert Zimmitti – Vibraphone . Joe Meyer – French Horn . Todd Miller – French Horn . Brad Warnaar – French Horn . Bill Lane – French Horn . Rick Todd – French Horn . Eun Mee Ahn – Violin . Charlie Bisharat – Violin . Caroline Campbell – Violin . Darius Campo – Violin . Antony Cooke – Cello . Larry Corbett – Cello . Mario De Leon – Violin . Yue Deng – Violin . Thomas Dienner – Viola . Bruce Dukov – Concertmaster, Violin . Earl Dumler – Oboe . David Ewart – Violin . Marlo Fisher – Viola . James Freebarin-Smith – Cello . Matt Funes – Viola . Alan Grunfeld – Violin . Trevor Handy – Cello . Peter Kent – Violin . Razdan Kuyumijian – Violin . Janet Lakatos – Viola . Timothy Landauer – Cello . Liane Mautner – Violin . Dan Neufeld – Viola . Helen Nightengale – Violin . Claus Ogerman – Arranger, Conductor . Sid Page – Concertmaster, Violin . Joel Pargman – Violin . Katia Popov – Violin . Barbara Porter – Violin . Steve Richards – Cello . Gil Romero – Violin . Geri Rotella – Alto Flute, Bass Flute . David Shostac – Alto Flute, Bass Flute . Dan Tobin Smith – Cello . Tereza Stanislav – Violin . Rudy Stein – Cello . Marda Todd – Viola . Doug Tornquist – Tuba . Cecilia Tsan – Cello . Mari Tsumura – Violin . Josephina Vergara – Violin . David F. Walther – Viola . Amy Wickman – Violin . Evan Wilson – Viola
Production : Produced By Diana Krall, Tommy Lipuma . Rick Fernandez – Assistant Engineer . Steve Genewick – Engineer . Dan Johnson – Assistant Engineer . Sangwook Sunny Nam – Mastering . Doug Sax – Mastering . Al Schmitt – Engineer, Mixing
Package : Daniel Behr – Photography . Melanie Inglessis – Make-Up . Hollis King – Art Direction . Robert Maxwell – Photography . Chris Mcmillan – Hair Stylist . Joey Tierne – Wardrobe
Recorded 2009 At Capitol Studios (Hollywood, Los Angeles, California).
Released On March 31, 2009 By Verve .
Los Angeles Times
Still, Krall is in fine voice throughoutand her delicate piano work gets time to shine as well, notably on the bossa nova standard “So Nice.” While fans looking for a classic, none-too-jarring soundtrack for a romantic evening surely will follow this record happily into their good night, Krall has offered us more than that in the past. […]
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We protect ugliness so that beauty can flourish. Often though, it is not beauty that prevails. So, “Atlas Shrugged” and I shrugged. After Krall’s “Girl in the Other Room,” I thought she should alternate between her own work and classic jazz tunes. Now I say that on her next “sure to be gold” album, Krall should leave the violins to the symphonies, the Vegas show tunes to the chorus girls. […]
For all that, however, Quiet Nights contains a few surprises, even if they are dressed up in slow finery. “Too Marvelous for Words” gets a rare bossa treatmentand hearing Krall move the syllables around the syncopated groove is a playful pleasure. […]