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Helen Merrill - Casa Forte

Helen Merrill - Casa Forte

Musician: Helen Merrill
Album title: Casa Forte
Released: 1981
Country: US
Size MP3 version: 1437 mb
Size APE version: 1832 mb
Size WMA version: 1305 mb
Rating ✫: 4.1
Votes: 199
Format: VQF MP1 ASF AC3 MIDI AUD WMA
Genre: Jazz

Helen Merrill - Casa Forte


Tracklist Hide Credits

1 Natural Sounds
Written-By – Lan O'Kun
4:02
2 Antonio's Song
Written-By – Michael Franks
4:50
3 Vera Cruz
Written-By – Borges*, Nascimento*
5:00
4 Wave
Written-By – A.C. Jobim*
2:36
5 So Many Stars
Written-By – Bergman-Bergman*, Mendes*
3:25
6 Like A Lover
Written-By – Bergman-Bergman*, Caymmi*, Motta*
3:58
7 Too Marvelous For Words
Written-By – J. Mercer*, R. Whiting*
2:44
8 How Insensitive
Written-By – A.C. Jobim*, M. Vinicius*
3:30
9 Casa Forte
Written-By – Edu Lobo
2:53
10 Close Enough For Love
Written-By – J. Mandel*, P. Williams*
3:45

Credits

  • Arranged By – Torrie Zito (tracks: 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 10)
  • Bass – George Mraz (tracks: 1, 2, 5, 6, 8, 10)
  • Cello – Charles McCracken (tracks: 1, 2, 5, 6, 8, 10)
  • Drums – Grady Tate (tracks: 1, 5, 6, 8), Ronnie Zito (tracks: 2, 10)
  • Drums, Percussion – Dom Um Romao (tracks: 3, 7, 8)
  • Electric Bass – Francisco Centeno (tracks: 3, 7, 8)
  • French Horn – Jim Buffington (tracks: 3, 7, 8), John Clark (tracks: 3, 7, 8), Peter Gordon (tracks: 3, 7, 8)
  • Guitar – Bucky Pizzarelli (tracks: 1, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8,), Joe Beck (tracks: 2, 10)
  • Harp – Gloria Agostini (tracks: 1, 5, 6, 8)
  • Percussion – Rubens Bassini (tracks: 1, 5, 6, 8), Steve Kroon (tracks: 3, 7, 8)
  • Producer, Arranged By, Conductor – Torrie Zito
  • Recorded By, Mixed By – Frank Laico
  • Tenor Saxophone – Sal Nistico (tracks: 3, 7, 8)
  • Trombone – Urbie Green (tracks: 3, 7, 8)
  • Viola – Judy Giest (tracks: 1, 5, 6, 8), Lamar Alsop (tracks: 1, 5, 6, 8)
  • Violin – Barry Finclair (tracks: 1, 5, 6, 8), Charles Libonve* (tracks: 1, 5, 6, 8), David Nathieu (tracks: 1, 5, 6, 8), Jerry Tarack* (tracks: 1, 5, 6, 8), Jan Mullen (tracks: 1, 5, 6, 8), Lewis Eley (tracks: 1, 5, 6, 8), Marvin Morgenstern (tracks: 1, 5, 6, 8)
  • Vocals, Producer – Helen Merrill

Notes

Recorded at Columbia 30th Street Studio, New York City on April 11, May 14 and May 27, 1980.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 7 31455 88482 1

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
PAP-9246 Helen Merrill Casa Forte ‎(LP, Album) Trio Records PAP-9246 Japan 1980
IC 1125 Helen Merrill Casa Forte ‎(LP, Album) Inner City Records IC 1125 US 1981
ABCJ-256 Helen Merrill Casa Forte ‎(CD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM, Pap) Absord Music Japan ABCJ-256 Japan 2003
TKCB-70037 Helen Merrill Casa Forte ‎(CD, Album) Urban Voices TKCB-70037 Japan 1995
MCD-1020 Helen Merrill Casa Forte ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM) Mosaic Records MCD-1020 US 2008

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At this moment in time this album is my fave of all time. Every track is amazing !! Playing it to death...