Dianne Reeves’ ‘The Calling: Celebrating Sarah Vaughan’ is a studio album produced by George Duke and eleased on February 13, 2001 by Blue Note.
Track Listing : 1.Lullaby Of Birdland (George Shearing, George David Weiss) – 04:44 . 2.Send In The Clowns (Stephen Sondheim) – 06:03 . 3.Speak Low (Ogden Nash, Kurt Weill) – 06:26 . 4.Obsession (Tracy Mann, Danilo Caymmi, Gilson Peranzzetta) – 07:37 . 5.If You Could See Me Now (Tadd Dameron, Carl Sigman) – 06:44 . 6.I Remember Sarah (Billy Childs, Dianne Reeves) – 04:20 . 7.Key Largo (Benny Carter, Karl Suessdorf, Leah Worth) – 04:11 . 8.I Hadn’T Anyone Till You (Ray Noble) – 05:41 . 9.Fascinating Rhythm (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 05:24 . 10.Embraceable You (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 07:56 . 11.A Chamada (The Call) (Milton Nascimento) – 06:17
Musicians : Dianne Reeves – Vocals . Russell Malone – Guitar . Mulgrew Miller – Piano . Steve Wilson – Saxophone . Clark Terry – Trumpet . Reginald Veal – Bass . Gregory Hutchinson – Drums . Jim Atkinson – French Horn . Steven Becknell – French Horn . Joe Meyer – French Horn . Rick Todd – French Horn . Andrew Martin – Trombone . Rick Baptist – Trumpet . Wayne Bergeron – Trumpet . John Fumo – Trumpet . Romero Lubambo – Guitar (Acoustic) . Carol Robbins – Harp . Munyungo Jackson – Percussion . Eric Gaenslen – Cello . Maurice Grants – Cello . Armen Ksadjikian – Cello . Daniel Smith – Cello . Cecilia Tsan – Cello . Assa Drori – Violin . Patrick Gandy – Conductor . Brenton Banks – Violin . Igor Kiskatchi – Violin . Dennis Molchan – Violin . Irma Neumann – Violin . Robert Sanov – Violin . Shari Zippert – Violin . Robert Berg – Viola . Thomas Dienner – Viola . Lynn Grants – Viola . Henry Ferber – Violin . Henry Gronnier – Violin . Jennifer Munday – Violin . Anatoly Rosinsky – Violin . Elizabeth Wilson – Violin . Beverly Dahlke-Smith – Woodwind . Greg Huckins – Woodwind . Bill Liston – Woodwind . Dick Mitchell – Woodwind . Don Shelton – Woodwind
Production : Produced By George Duke . Chris Haynes – Assistant Engineer . Stef-Aniah Mcgowan – Assistant Engineer . Erik Zobler – Engineer, Mixing . Doug Sax – Mastering
Package : Jessica Novod – Art Direction . Humphrey Cobb – Wardrobe . Gordon H. Jee – Creative Director . James Gavin – Liner Notes . Eric Spearman – Make-Up
Recorded September 9-11, 2000.
Released On February 13, 2001 By Blue Note.
All About Jazz
Reeves has grownand actually blossomed, throughout her career to this point, where she, along with other outstanding singers of her generation, are continuing the tradition of jazz singing for the current generation. […]
Given the small number of jazz albums produced each year with strings and the vast influence of movie music, will we someday reach a point where there is no meaningful distinction between the two? The Calling would lead us to believe that day is imminent. […]
The ever-restless Dianne Reeves tries to do something unconventional with an utterly conventional idea — a tribute album to Sarah Vaughan — and ends up overdoing the whole thing, though it’s not really her fault. […]