Pink Martini’s ‘Get Happy’ is their sixth studio album recorded with Phyllis Diller, Philippe Katerine, Meow Meow, Ari Shapiro, the von Trapps, and Rufus Wainwright as guests and released on September 24, 2013 by Heinz Records.
Track Listing : 1.Ich Dich Liebe (Max Kolpé, Lotar Olias, Karl Vibach) – 02:36 . 2.Quizás, Quizás, Quizás [Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps] (Osvaldo Farrés) – 03:18 . 3.I’M Waiting For You (Yan Kuan, Chen Ruizhen) – 03:20 . 4.Omide Zendegani (Pink Martini) – 03:41 . 5.Yo Te Quiero Siempre [I Will Always Love You] (Ernesto Lecuona) – 03:25 . 6.Je Ne T’Aime Plus [I Don’T Love You Anymore] (China Forbes, Philippe Katerine) – 04:09 . 7.Zundoko-Bushi (Pink Martini) – 02:11 . 8.Pâna Când Nu Te Iubeam [Before I Fell In Love With You] (Traditional) – 05:21 . 9.She Was Too Good To Me (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) – 04:47 . 10.Üsküdar’A Gider Iken [On The Way To Üsküda] (Nuri Halil Poyraz, Muzaffer Sarýsözen, Traditional) – 03:06 . 11.Sway (Norman Gimbel, Pablo Beltrán Ruiz) – 03:39 . 12.Kitty Come Home (Anna Mcgarrigle) – 04:19 . 13.What’Ll I Do (Irving Berlin) – 03:16 . 14.Get Happy/Happy Days (Milton Ager, Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler, Jack Yellen) – 02:22 . 15.Heliotrope Bouquet (Scott Joplin) – 01:10 . 16.Smile (Charlie Chaplin, Geoffrey Parson, John Turner) – 02:48
Musicians : Pink Martini – . Thomas Lauderdale – Piano . China Forbes – Tambourine, Vocals On (1 – 6 -10 – 14 -15) . Philippe Katerine – Guitar, Vocals On (6) . Phyllis Diller – Vocals On (16) . Chris Forbes – Vocals . Storm Large – Vocals On (2 – 4 – 8 – 11) . Ari Shapiro – Vocals On (5) . Rufus Wainwright – Vocals On (12) . Robert Taylor – Trombone, Vocals On (11) . Meow Meow – Vocals On (3) . Phil Baker – Bass (Electric), Bass (Upright), Sitar . Brian Davis – Bongos, Congas, Doumbek, Drums, Percussion, Shaker, Tambourine, Timbales, Triangle . Derek Rieth – Bongos, Congas, Finger Cymbals, Percussion . Steve Bass – Clarinet . Norman Leyden – Clarinet . Tim Jensen – Clarinet, Flute, Sax (Alto), Sax (Baritone), Sax (Soprano), Sax (Tenor) . Gavin Bondy – Cornet, Flugelhorn, Trumpet, Vocals . Anthony Jones – Cymbals, Drums, Tambourine . Michael Roberts – Flexatones . Don Henson-Blankenship – Glockenspiel, Marimba, Percussion . The Harvey Rosencrantz Orchestra – Orchestra . Timothy Nishimoto – Guiro, Percussion, Shaker, Tambourine, Vocals . Dan Faehnle – Guitar . Maureen Love – Harp . Kyle Mustain – Horn (English) . Masumi Timson – Koto . David Gerow – Mandolin . Karen Wagner – Oboe . Hossein Salehi – Santoor . Bobak Salehi – Sitar, Tar . Nicholas Crosa – Violin . Charles Reneau – Trombone (Bass) . Micah Wilkinson – Trumpet . Ja’Tik Clark – Tuba . Heather Blackburn – Cello . Pansy Chang – Cello . Marilyn De Oliveira – Cello . Trevor Fitzpatrick – Cello . Nancy Ives – Cello . Jennifer Arnold – Viola, Violin . Charles Noble – Viola, Violin . Keiko Araki – Violin . Julie Coleman – Violin . Greg Ewer – Violin . Joy Fabos – Violin . Sarah Kwak – Violin . Vali Phillips – Violin . Sho Dozono – Vocals (Background) . Verne Naito – Vocals (Background) . Torao Nishimoto – Vocals (Background) . Yoshio Oda – Vocals (Background) . Max Tatabe – Vocals (Background) . August Von Trapp – Vocals (Background) . Mark Yatabe – Vocals (Background
Production : Produced By Thomas Lauderdale, Dave Friedlander . Stephen Taylor – Orchestration . Makoto Kawaguchi – Arranger . Dave Friedlander – Engineer, Mixing . Bernie Grundman – Mastering
Package : Thomas Lauderdale – Photography . Mike King – Design, Layout . Adam Levey – Cover Photo
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