Norah Jones’ ‘Day Breaks’ is her sixth solo studio album featuring compositions by Horace Silver and Duke Ellington and released on October 7, 2016.
Track Listing : 1.Burn (Norah Jones, Sarah Oda) – 04:38 . 2.Tragedy (Norah Jones, Sarah Oda) – 04:14 . 3.Flipside (Norah Jones, Peter Remm) – 03:41 . 4.It’S A Wonderful Time For Love (Norah Jones, Sarah Oda) – 03:53 . 5.And Then There Was You (Norah Jones, Peter Remm) – 03:05 . 6.Don’T Be Denied (Neil Young) – 05:36 . 7.Day Breaks (Norah Jones, Peter Remm) – 03:57 . 8.Peace (Horace Silver) – 05:15 . 9.Once I Had A Laugh (Norah Jones) – 03:12 . 10.Sleeping Wild (Sarah Oda) – 03:07 . 11.Carry On (Norah Jones) – 02:48 . 12.Fleurette Africaine (African Flower) (Duke Ellington) – 05:21
Musicians : Norah Jones – Vocals, Electric Guitar, Hammond B3, Piano, Wurlitzer Electric Piano . Wayne Shorter – Soprano Saxophone . Lonnie Smith – Hammond B3, Background Vocals . Vicente Archer – Bass Guitar . John Patitucci – Bass Guitar . Brian Blade – Drums . Jon Cowherd – Hammond B3 . Dave Guy – Trumpet . J. Walter Hawkes – Trombone . Dan Iead – Pedal Steel Guitar . Tony Maceli – Bass Guitar . Leon Michels – Tenor Saxophone . Catherine Popper – Vocals . Peter Remm – Electric Guitar, Hammond B3 . Karriem Riggins – Drums . Daniel Sadownick – Percussion . Tony Scherr – Electric Guitar, Background Vocals . Chris Thomas – Acoustic Bass, Bass Guitar, Electric Guitar . Chuck Palmer – String Conductor . Dave Eggar – Cello . Katie Kresek – Violin . Todd Low – Viola . Max Moston – Violin . Sasha Dobson – Background Vocals . Petter Ericson Stakee – Background Vocals
Production : Produced By Norah Jones, Sarah Oda . Ted Tuthill – Engineer . Petter Ericson Stakee – Background Vocals . Cameron Alexander – Studio Assistant Brandon Bost – Studio Assistant . Greg Calbi – Mastering . Jeff Citron – Studio Assistant . Tom Elmhirst – Mixing . Owen Mulholland – Assistant Engineer . Joe Visciano – Mixing Assistant
Arrangements : Dave Eggar, Chuck Palmer
Package : Marcela Avelar – Art Direction . Danny Clinch – Photography
Released On October 7, 2016 By Blue Note.
CONSEQUENCE OF SOUND
Pianist steps back toward the smooth, jazz-inflected tones that made her a household nameHer voice has always been rich and captivating, and here she puts the focus squarely on that, making sure her experimentation comes to support it. The result feels more confident, Jones once again the alluring vocalist and slick, skillful pianist that first made her a household name. […]
These tracks address some level of perseverance, a pushing through to better days whether romantically or socially. Jones uses a conversational cadence to tell these stories, bolstering the narrative and giving her words better impact. […]
There’s fantastic openness to this music. No matter what the groove is, you can hear everyone involved treading lightly, seeking nuance, using small gestures to enhance the spells cast by this uncommonly sultry voice. […]