Remastered From The Original Master Tapes By Bob Ludwig At Gateway Mastering!
Vinyl Mastering By Doug Sax!
180g 2LP Pressed At RTI!
Distributed Worldwide Exclusively By Elusive Disc!
LP Production Supervised By Jim Anderson And Michael Friedman (Original Production Team)!
Includes Bonus Track "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town"!
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Nightclub, vocalist/pianist Patricia Barbers first of standards was a long time coming. From the very beginning of her brilliant 20-year career, devoted fans, including her own mother, had been begging Barber to dedicate a record to standards. "These songs have always been a part of my repertoire and are a big part of who I am but I wanted to try and define myself in a different way before making a record like this," she said in September of 2000 when Nightclub was first released.
It was, and is, hard to argue with her approach. Accompanied by an all-star cast of supporting musicians, Barber delivered an album Time called devastating. Highlights include her stunning version of "Yesterdays," the rarely recorded vocal version of "Invitation," and an achingly beautiful take on So In Love from the songbook of Barbers songwriting idol, Cole Porter. A multiple Stereophile Record To Die For (R2D4) winner recorded by Jim Anderson, Nightclub is the American popular songbook given new life by one of the most expressive voices in contemporary music.
"Premonition Records has re-mastered this audiophile vinyl and spread out the grooves with great detail. Barbers deep-voiced tones and elocution are rendered flawlessly. Every instrumental nuance is captured with vibrancy. Subtle aspects like a drum brush are clear in the mix. The high-gloss album cover is top notch. Nightclub is laudable as great jazz, and as an audiophile recording." - Robbie Gerson, audaud.com, 4.5/5 Stars!!
An extraordinary recording by an extraordinary artist. - Stereophile
Throaty, come hither vocals and coolly incisive piano. Barbers hushed, sensuous version of Bye Bye Blackird hasnt been bettered since Miles Davis last took the old standby out for a spin. - Time Magazine
Top 100 Albums To Take With You On A Desert Island - MOJO
• 180 Gram High-Quality Audiophile Vinyl
• Double LP
• 33 1/3 rpm Speed
• Remastered from the Original Master Tapes by Bob Ludwig at Gateway Mastering, Portland, ME
• Vinyl Mastering by Doug Sax, The Mastering Lab, Ojai, CA
• LP Production Supervised by Jim Anderson and Michael Friedman (Original Production Team).
• Includes Bonus Track "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town"!
• Pressed at RTI
• Heavy Full Color Gatefold Jacket
• Distributed Worldwide Exclusively by Elusive Disc!
Patricia Barber, vocals, piano
Michael Arnopol, bass (2:1; 4:1, 2)
Adam Cruz, drums (1:3; 2:1, 2; 3:3; 4:1, 2)
Charlie Hunter, 8-string guitar (1:3; 2:2; 3:3)
Marc Johnson, bass (1:1, 2; 2:3; 3:1, 2; 4:4)
Adam Nussbaum, drums (1:1, 2; 2:3; 3:1, 2; 4:4)
1. Bye Bye Blackbird
3. Just For A Thrill
1. You Don't Know Me
1. Autumn Leaves
2. Summer Samba
3. A Man & A Woman
1. So In Love
2. All Or Nothing At All
3. I Fall In Love Too Easily
4. Santa Claus Is Coming To Town*