All My Life

All My Life

by Barbara Rosene


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On her first two recordings, Deep Night and Ev'rything's Made for Love, both made for the Stomp Off label, Barbara Rosene showed how comfortable and natural she is singing material from the 1920s. Rather than copying her predecessors, she sounds very much like herself. All My Life moves Rosene up to the 1930s, '40s, and '50s, displaying her talents as a creative and warm swing singer. Her beautiful voice perfectly fits the material, as does her subtle improvising. Backed by a fine jazz quintet that includes trumpeter Simon Wettenhall, Peter Martinez on clarinet and tenor, and pianist Tom Roberts, Rosene makes the vintage material sound fresh, lively, and sometimes touching. Among the highlights are such superior songs as "Till Then," "Fools Rush In," "Trust in Me," and "It Could Happen to You." While listening to these tunes, it becomes clear that Barbara Rosene really knows the meaning behind the lyrics, and she sometimes brings out hidden beauty in even the most familiar songs. Even on the sadder ballads, All My Life is a musical joy. It is highly recommended.

Product Details

Release Date: 04/19/2005
Label: Azica
UPC: 0787867223222
catalogNumber: 72232
Rank: 87330

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Barbara Rosene   Primary Artist,Vocals
Tom Roberts   Piano
Simon Wettenhall   Trumpet,Flugelhorn
Peter Martinez   Clarinet,Tenor Saxophone
Kevin Dorn   Drums

Technical Credits

Oscar Levant   Composer
Richard Rodgers   Composer
Vernon Duke   Composer
Rube Bloom   Composer
Johnny Burke   Composer
Sammy Cahn   Composer
Saul Chaplin   Composer
E.Y. "Yip" Harburg   Composer
Lorenz Hart   Composer
Edward Heyman   Composer
Johnny Mercer   Composer
Mitchell Parish   Composer
Cole Porter   Composer
Tom Roberts   Arranger
Frank Signorelli   Composer
Sam H. Stept   Composer
James Van Heusen   Composer
Philip Springer   Composer
Matty Malneck   Composer
Frank Vale   Producer,Engineer
Bruce Egre   Producer
Carolyn Leigh   Composer
Sol Marcus   Composer
Sidney Mitchell   Composer
Guy Wood   Composer
Milton Agar   Composer
George Cory   Composer
Douglass Cross   Composer
Ned Wever   Composer
Jean Schwartz   Composer
Mann Holiner   Composer
Alberta Nichols   Composer
L.E. Freeman   Composer
Michael Steinman   Liner Notes
Peter Martinez   Arranger

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