HEAVEN AND EARTH: A Duke Ellington Songbook

HEAVEN AND EARTH
A Duke Ellington Songbook

Int. Release: May 17, 2016

DANIELLE TALAMANTES, vocals
HENRY DEHLINGER, piano

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PHOTO CREDIT: BILL BRAMBLE | COVER DESIGN: TIM SCHWARTZ
HENRY DEHLINGER announces the release of HEAVEN AND EARTH: A DUKE ELLINGTON SONGBOOK, his third recording project with soprano Danielle Talamantes. The highly-anticipated album on the MSR label features Dehlinger's sensitive arrangements of Duke Ellington’s music with their melodic lines and stylish vocal and piano writing throughout. Audiophile Audition calls them “stunningly superb, each and every one,” and “Formidably essential listening!”

Talamantes and Dehlinger once again teamed up with producer Richard Price and engineer Wayne Hileman of Candlewood Digital, whose work has earned a GRAMMY Award and two GRAMMY nominations.

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CREDITS


Recorded 13 July and 23 November 2015 at Vienna Presbyterian Church, Vienna, Virginia. A Candlewood Digital high resolution Natural Presence Technology™ recording: Produced by Richard Price; Engineered by Wayne Hileman; Edited and mastered by Richard Price. Executive Producer: Carole Taylor. Piano technician: James R. Davis. Product management: Robert LaPorta. Package design: Tim Schwartz @ Onion Productions.com. Artist photographs: Bill Bramble. ℗&© 2016 Danielle Talamantes and Henry Dehlinger.

TRACK LIST


[1]


COME SUNDAY
Duke Ellington / Duke Ellington [arr. H. Dehlinger]

5:31


[2]


IMAGINE MY FRUSTRATION
Duke Ellington / Billy Strayhorn and Gerald Wilson [arr. H. Dehlinger]

2:23


[3]


IN A SENTIMENTAL MOOD
Duke Ellington / Manny Kurtz and Irving Mills [arr. L. Ham]

3:51


[4]


DO NOTHIN' TILL YOU HEAR FROM ME
Duke Ellington / Bob Russell [arr. L. Ham]

2:23


[5]


PRELUDE TO A KISS
Duke Ellington / Irving Gordon and Irving Mills [arr. L. Ham]

4:15


[6]


DON'T GET AROUND MUCH ANYMORE
Duke Ellington / Bob Russell [arr. H. Dehlinger]

4:20


[7]


SOPHISTICATED LADY
Duke Ellington / Irving Mills and Mitchell Parish [arr. H. Dehlinger]

3:56

[8]


I'M BEGINNING TO SEE THE LIGHT
Duke Ellington, Harry James and Johnny Hodges / Don George [arr. C. Levine]

3:22


[9]


SOLITUDE
Duke Ellington / Eddie Delange and Irving Mills [arr. C. Levine]

5:33


[10]


MEDITATION (piano solo)
Duke Ellington [arr. H. Dehlinger]

4:54


[11]


HEAVEN
Duke Ellington / Duke Ellington [arr. M. Mills]

4:03


[12]


ALMIGHTY GOD HAS THOSE ANGELS
Duke Ellington / Duke Ellington [arr. H. Dehlinger]

4:54


ABOUT MSR MUSIC

MSR Classics and MSR Jazz are divisions of MSR Music LLC. It was founded in 1997 as Musicians Showcase Recordings by Robert LaPorta, a 26-year veteran of the music industry. Mr. LaPorta served as Director of Classics at Angel Records and the EMI-Virgin Classics label group. He was also Marketing and Production Manager with London-Decca Records, Deutsche Grammophon and Philips Classics of the PolyGram label group. Mr. LaPorta is a voting member of The Recording Academy, organizer of the GRAMMY Awards, and former member of the GRAMMY Classical Committee. [ www.msrcd.com ]

ABOUT CANDLEWOOD DIGITAL

Candlewood Digital LLC is one of the most sought-after classical recording firms in the United States. It was founded in 2006 by Richard Price and Wayne Hileman, following thirty combined years of working together at one of New York's premier classical recording studios. Mr. Price has over 900 commercial CDs to his credit and was honored with two GRAMMY nominations and one GRAMMY award. Mr. Hileman, also a GRAMMY nominee, has 22 years of experience in the classical recording business producing, engineering, editing and remastering new and historic recordings for numerous labels and artists. [ www.CandlewoodDigital.com ]


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