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Singers Unlimited with Oscar Peterson: In Tune

Song NameArranger
Sesame StreetGene Puerling
It Never Entered My MindGene Puerling
Children's GameGene Puerling
The Gentle RainGene Puerling
A Child Is BornGene Puerling
The Shadow of Your SmileGene Puerling
CatherineGene Puerling
Once Upon a SummertimeGene Puerling
Here's That Rainy DayGene Puerling

Produced by Hans Georg Brunner-Schwer

A Classic Reissued! Legendary vocal group The Singers Unlimited, for their third album on Germany's MPS label, recorded a collaboration with the Oscar Peterson Trio. Grammy-winning arranger Gene Puerling wrote the charts and the musicians recorded this remarkable session in 1971 at the storied Villingen studios in the Black Forest. The then latest breakthroughs in studio technology, and the masterful engineer and MPS Records owner Hans Georg Brunner-Schwer, allowed the artists to overdub vocals creating the layered vocals the Singers Unlimited are famous for. Using a sixteen-track deck Brunner-Schwer had bought for the occasion, the group layered on chords, melody lines and solos which we often sung in four or eight part pieces that were later assembled almost magically. The CD sleeve includes rare photos from the session plus both the original LP liner notes and extensive new notes, including many new quotes from Puerling, by noted jazz musicologist James Gaven. A gem of a recording!

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Item code: 4753C | 1 CD | $11.95 |add item to cart
Vocal Jazz | Some a cappella | Mixed | United States

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