Melody Gardot releases her third album produced by Heitor Pereira : ‘The Absence’ (2012)

Melody Gardot‘s ‘The Absence’ is her third studio album produced by Heitor Pereira and released on May 29, 2012 by Verve Records.

Track Listing : 1.Mira (Melody Gardot) – 04:16 . 2.Amalia (Phil Roy, Melody Gardot, Heitor Pereira) – 03:03 . 3.So Long (Melody Gardot) – 03:50 . 4.So We Meet Again My Heartache (Melody Gardot) – 04:32 . 5.Lisboa (Melody Gardot) – 05:27 . 6.Impossible Love (Melody Gardot) – 03:49 . 7.If I Tell You I Love You (Melody Gardot) – 03:33 . 8.Goodbye (Jesse Harris, Melody Gardot) – 03:38 . 9.Se Você Me Ama (Melody Gardot, Heitor Pereira) – 04:56 . 10.My Heart Won’T Have It Any Other Way (Melody Gardot) – 02:34 . 11.Iemanja (Contains Hidden Track “”Chegue Journeyman””) (Melody Gardot) – 18:13

Musicians : Melody Gardot – Piano, Vocals . Heitor Pereira – Guitar, Percussion, Piano, Vocals . Coco Trivisonno – Bandoneon . Nico Abondolo – Bass . Christian Kollgaard – Bass . John Leftwich – Bass . Michael Valerio – Bass . Ron Kerber – Clarinet . Dan Higgins – Clarinet, Clarinet (Bass), Flute, Flute (Alto) . Peter Erskine – Drums . Jim Keltner – Drums . Jo Ann Turovsky – Harp . Larry Goldings – Melodica, Piano . Jessica Pearlman – Oboe . Paco Arroyo – Percussion . Yolanda Arroyo – Percussion . Paulinho Da Costa – Percussion . Fabrizio Ferri – Photography . Doug Webb – Slide Saxophone . Andrew Lippman – Trombone . Ramon Flores – Trumpet . Harry Kim – Trumpet . Erika Duke-Kirkpatrick – Cello . Stephen Erdody – Cello . Paula Hochhalter – Cello . Dennis Karmazyn – Cello . Armen Ksajikan – Cello . Andrew Shulman – Cello . Christina Soule – Cello . Martin Tillman – Cello . Cecilia Tsan – Cello . Brian Dembrow – Viola . Andrew Duckles – Viola . Marlow Fisher – Viola . Matthew Funes – Viola . Keith Greene – Viola . Roland Kato – Viola . Darrin Mccann – Viola . Dave Walther – Viola . Bruce Dukov – Violin . Julia Ann Gigante – Violin . Tamara Hatwan – Violin . Phillip Levy – Violin . Serena Mckinney – Violin . Helen Nightengale – Violin . Alyssa Park – Violin . Katia Popov – Violin . Tereza Stanislav – Violin . Lisa Sutton – Violin . Sarah Thornblade – Violin . Roger Wilkie – Violin . Alfie Silas-Durio – Vocals (Background) . Bill Cantos – Vocals (Background) . Bill Maxwell – Vocals (Background) . Louis Price – Vocals (Background) . Phil Roy – Vocals (Background) . Tata Vega – Vocals (Background) . Ali Witherspoon – Vocals (Background) . Nick Glennie-Smith – Conductor

Production : Produced By Heitor Pereira . Sebastian Zuleta – Engineer . Moogie Canázio – Engineer, Mixing . Jeremy Miller – Assistant Engineer . Vanessa Par – Assistant Engineer . Scott Smith – Assistant Engineer . Glenn Barratt – Engineer . Al Schmitt – Mixing . Bernie Grundman – Mastering

Package : Jovite De Leymarie – Artwork, Design . Christopher Appleton – Hair Stylist . Roque Cozzette – Make-Up

Recorded 2011 – 2012.

Released On May 29, 2012 By Verve Records.

(Source Melody Gardot‘s ‘The Absence’ | Official Website)

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The Telegraph
Gardot’s dusky voice smoulders as it slinks and scats through the mix – never breaking a sweat but always in control as she sings in English, French and Portuguese. […]

npr
Melody Gardot Aims For The Space Between Notes She’s convinced that music these days is too cluttered. Let the divas scream for attention. She’d rather just slink around and let these quiet and beautiful melodies sneak up on you instead. […]

allmusic
However, rather than simply making a standards album, Gardot continues her all-original approach, offering up new literate and passionately delivered compositions that bring to mind the work of such similarly inclined artists as Antonio Carlos Jobim, Paul Simon, Caetano Veloso, Gilberto Giland others. […]

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