Day Dreamin' (JD117)

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Genre: 
  1. Friday Afternoon
  2. Love Me
  3. The Happy Song
  4. Little Girl Blue
  5. When Your Lover Has Gone
  6. Let Your Tears Hang Out
  7. Gonna Give Lovin' A Try
  8. For The Love Of You
  9. Day Dreamin'
  10. Photograph
  11. Two Different Worlds

LaVerne Butler, a New Orleans native, has released two stunning albums on Chesky Records: No Looking Back and Day Dreamin'. According to Jazziz magazine, "No Looking Back was a bebopper's delight -- a standards-oriented, often hard-swingin' effort boasting passionate solos ... [while] Day Dreamin' is an acoustic gem."

Personnel:

LaVerne Butler - Vocals

Rob Bargad - Piano

Dennis Irwin - Bass

Greg Hutchinson - Drums

Daniel G. Sadownick - Percussion

Peter Bernstein - Guitar

Mark Sherman - Vibes

Production:

Produced by David Chesky

Recorded by Bob Katz

This album was made with the purest audio path, using the very best microphones, mic preamps, analog-to-digital converters, recorders, and cables with careful attention to detail to produce the most transparent and natural sound available today.

Reviews

"Butler has a flexible voice that is more than serviceable. She pays close attention to both the lyrics and original melodies. At the same time, she's able to personalize them attractively."

- Michael Ullman, Stereophile