Jacintha - Here`s To Ben - SACD

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Jacintha - Here`s To Ben - SACD
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Groove Note - GRV1001 - Hybrid  Stereo SACD - Plays on All CD Players

Already a tremendous figure in her native Singapore, Jacintha has been turning heads and ears in this country as well. With an outstanding singing style on par with the greats, Jacintha will enrapture you in a perpetual state of musical bliss! (We're not ones for overstatement either.)

Jacintha debuts in the U.S. with a tribute to the legendary tenor saxophone player: Ben Webster. The songs have been specially selected to reflect this premise, i.e. they are mostly great vocal standards and/or ballads that have been recorded by Webster many times and are thus associated with his particular style and name. Some of these songs like Stardust, How Long Has This Been Going On, Georgia and Our Love is Here to Stay, Over The Rainbow are Webster classics.

This limited edition  was recorded at the famous OceanWay Recording Studios in Los Angeles, this recording is all-analogue, direct to two-track. The recording was made on an ATR-100 tape machine with BASF-900 1/4’ high resolution tape running at 30ips. Only vintage microphones were used including the Neumann M-49 tube microphone set-up for Jacintha’s voice. The other microphones used (for the musicians) included Neumann M-50 and U-47. The recording and mastering cabling for this session was supplied by Audioquest (Lapis). Mastered by Bernie Grundman direct from the original analogue masters .

Jacintha, vocals
Teddy Edwards, tenor saxophone
Kei Akagi, piano
Darek Oles, bass
Larance Marable, drums

  1.   Georgia On My Mind
  2.   The Look Of Love
  3.   Danny Boy
  4.   Somewhere Over The Rainbow
5.   Stardust
6.   In The Wee Small Hours Of Morning
7.   Tenderly
8.   Our Love Is Here To Stay
9.   How Long Has This Been Going On?
10.   Pennies From Heaven


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