Natalie Cole’s ‘Ask a Woman Who Knows’ is an album featuring Diana Krall and released on September 17, 2002 by Verve.
Track Listing : 1.I Haven’T Got Anything Better To Do (Lee Pockriss, Paul Vance) – 04:07 . 2.Tell Me All About It (Michael Franks) – 04:10 . 3.Ask A Woman Who Knows (Victor Abrams) – 04:14 . 4.It’S Crazy (Al Fields, Timmie Rogers) – 02:10 . 5.You’Re Mine, You (Johnny Green, Edward Heyman) – 04:03 . 6.So Many Stars (Sérgio Mendes, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman) – 05:16 . 7.Told You So (Duncan Lamont) – 03:52 . 8.Soon (George And Ira Gershwin) – 03:13 . 9.I’M Glad There Is You (Jimmy Dorsey, Paul Madeira) – 05:16 . 10.Better Than Anything (Bill Loughborough, David Wheat) – 03:35 . 11.The Music That Makes Me Dance (Bob Merrill, Jule Styne) – 04:09 . 12.Calling You (Robert Telson) – 05:00 . 13.My Baby Just Cares For Me (Walter Donaldson, Gus Kahn) – 04:26
Musicians : Natalie Cole – Vocals . Diana Krall – Vocals On (10) . Roy Hargrove – Flugelhorn . Larry Bunker – Vibraphone . Gary Foster – Alto/Tenor Saxophone . Alan Broadbent – Piano . Joe Sample – Piano . Rob Mounsey – Keyboards . Russell Malone – Guitar . Christian Mcbride – Bass . Lewis Nash – Drums . Tollak Ollestad – Harmonica . The Clayton-Hamilton Orchestra – Band . Jeff Hamilton – Drums . John Pisano – Guitar . Collettes – Vocals (Background)
Production : Produced By Tommy Lipuma . John Clayton, Alan Broadbent . Steve Genewick – Engineer . John Hendrickson – Engineer . Eliot Scheiner – Engineer . Elliot Scheiner – Engineer . Bill Smith – Engineer . Aya Takemura – Engineer . Al Schmitt – Engineer, Mixing . Doug Saks – Mastering
Arrangements : John Clayton, Alan Broadbent
Package : Hollis King – Art Direction . Isabelle Wong – Design . Janet Zeitoun – Hair Stylist . Jay Manuel – Make-Up . Kwaku Alston – Photography . Sylvia Grieser – Wardrobe Design
Released On September 17, 2002 By Verve.
All About Jazz
If you love vocal jazzand are an incurable romantic as well, this is the album for you. Not even the presence of songs like “Ask A Woman Who Knows” and “I Haven’t Got Anything Better To Do” will spoil the magic of the album. […]
Music Web International
As I said earlier, this album is sheer quality from start to finish, Natalie is the complete vocalist now and the musical direction by Miss Gail Deadrick outstanding. In the future this album deserves to be in the ‘Songs For Swinging Lovers’ category and they don’t come better than that! […]
audio video REVOLUTION
For those who enjoy revisiting the musical values of yesteryear, Ask a Woman Who Knows closely adheres to the sounds and words of Cole’s dad’s era. Attracting music fans less attracted to those values, however, requires a little more substance than this work supplies. […]