Sunday, February 1, 2009

Cassette of the Day - "Hank Crawford: Tico Rico"

Cassette Tape of the Day
Hank Crawford: "Tico Rico" (Kudu) 1977

Recorded at A&R in November 1976 and mixed at Electric Lady Studios in May 1977, NY
Produced by Creed Taylor, engineered by Dave Palmer, Joe Jorgensen & Don Hahn
Arranged & Conducted by David Matthews
Super highlight: a lush ballad version of "Teach Me Tonight", one of Crawford's best recordings ever!
Featuring: Cliff Carter, Gary King, Steve Gadd, Eric Gale, Jeremy Steig, Nicky Marrero, Sue Evans, a horn section (Randy Brecker, Jon Faddis, Michael Brecker) and strings

No comments: