Pink Martini’s ‘Hey Eugene!’

Pink Martini’s ‘Hey Eugene!’ is their third full-length album released on May 15, 2007 by Heinz Records.

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Track Listing : 1.Everywhere (China Forbes, Thomas Lauderdale) – 03:10 . 2.Tempo Perdido (Ataulfo Alves) – 03:42 . 3.Mar Desconocido (Martin Zarzar, Frederic Chopin) – 03:12 . 4.Taya Tan (Taku Izumi, Michio Yamagami) – 02:42 . 5.City Of Night (China Forbes, Thomas Lauderdale) – 04:19 . 6.Ojalá (Thomas Lauderdale, Luisa Quiñoy, Timothy Nishimoto, Daniel Lemay, China Forbes) – 03:02 . 7.Bukra Wba’Do (Mounir Mourad, Fatehi Qorah) – 03:56 . 8.Cante E Dance (Phil Baker) – 04:28 . 9.Hey Eugene (China Forbes) – 03:10 . 10.Syracuse (Henri Salvador, Bernard Dimey) – 03:49 . 11.Dosvedanya Mio Bombino (China Forbes, Maya Forbes, Friedrich-Wilhelm Möller) – 04:41 . 12.Tea For Two (Vincent Youmans, Irving Caesar) – 05:02

Musicians : Pink Martini – Band . China Forbes – Tambourine, Vocals . Thomas Lauderdale – Piano . Little Jimmy Scott – Vocals . Phil Baker – Baglama, Bass (Upright), Bass Instrument, Guitar, Guitar (Acoustic), Guitar (Rhythm) . Brian Davis – Choir/Chorus, Congas, Percussion, Surdo, Tamborim . Gavin Bondy – Trumpet, Vocals (Background) . Maureen Love – Harp . Robert Taylor – Trombone & Trumpet . Martin Zarzar – Bongos, Cajon, Cavaquinho, Choir/Chorus, Composer, Congas, Cymbals, Drums, Dumbek, Guira, Guitar (Rhythm), Percussion, Riqq, Timbales, Timpani . Derek Rieth – Bongos, Caxixi, Choir/Chorus, Congas, Maracas, Pandeiro, Percussion, Shaker, Tamborim, Tambourine, Triangle, Vocals . Timothy Nishimoto – Choir/Chorus, Percussion, Vocals . Nicholas Crosa – Choir/Chorus, Violin, Vocals . Dan Faehnle – Guitar, Guitar (Nylon String) . Paloma Griffin – Violin, Vocals . John Averill – Bandleader, Vocals . Ashley Ward – Bells, Vocals . Dan Herrick – Cymbals, Vocals . Taylor Aglipay – Sax (Baritone), Vocals . Tracey Harris – Soloist, Vocals (Background) . Daniel Lamb – Trombone, Vocals . Eric Miller – Trumpet, Vocals . Matt Moor – Trumpet, Vocals . Mike Horsfall – Vibraphone . Jason Wells – Vocals . Don Henson-Blankenship – Glockenspiel . Janesia Allen – Harp . Jenny Didonato – Drums (Snare) . Jennifer Arnold – Viola . Joël Belgique – Viola . Charles Noble – Viola . Julie Coleman – Violin . Gregory Ewer – Violin . Joy Fabos – Violin . Denise Huizenga – Violin . Pansy Chang – Cello . Brant Taylor – Cello . Heather Blackburn – Cello . Phil Hansen – Cello . Dieter Ratzlaf – Cello . Patrick Abbey – Choir/Chorus . Janet Andrews – Choir/Chorus . Marisa Barela – Choir/Chorus . Jessica Bonim – Choir/Chorus . Miriam Burke – Choir/Chorus . Charles Fuller – Choir/Chorus . William Giles – Choir/Chorus . Aaron Scott – Choir/Chorus . The David York Ensemble – On (10) . The Jefferson High School Gospel Choir – On (2) . The Marchfourth Marching Band – On (11) . The Harvey Rosencrantz Orchestra – On (1 – 10)

Production : Produced By Thomas Lauderdale, China Forbes, Phil Baker On (8) . Dave Friedlander – Engineer, Mixing . Dean Baskerville – Engineer . Bernie Grundman – Mastering

Package : Amy Archer – Photography . Greg Calvo – Photography

Recorded In December 2005 – December 2006.

Released On May 15, 2007 By Heinz Records.

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Boise Weekly
Several years ago, I went to a Pink Martini concert in Eugene, Oregon. When they played a song, written by singer China Forbes, called “Hey Eugene,” we all felt like it was a tribute to us. Then, when this amazing ensemble put out their second album, that song wasn’t included. “How special we are,” I thought. “They only played that song for us .” Wrong. Turns out Forbes wrote the song about a lost love, not the mossy university townand it’s the title track for their new album, in stores now. […]

npr
“When you make an album, you realize that really fast songs are tedious upon repeated listen,” she tells Steve Inskeep. “Once you get through it you never want to play it again. That’s just not what we go for with our albums.” […]

allmusic
It took Pink Martini a full decade but they’ve finally perfected their particular good-time blend of cabaret pop, pre-“world music” international fare, golden-age Hollywood scoresand lounge-informed, classy jazz. […]

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