John Hollenbeck
Songs I Like a Lot
SSC1339
2013-01-15
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Wichita Lineman - 8:13
Canvas - 5:26
The Moon’s a Harsh Mistress - 14:34
Man of Constant Sorrow - 11:24
All My Life - 9:35
Bicycle Race - 5:40
FallsLake - 7:36
Chapel Flies - 6:41

 

Musicians:
John Hollenbeck - percussion
Theo Bleckmann - vocals
Kate McGarry - vocals
Gary Versace - piano

Composer/percussionist John Hollenbeck has developed a unique voice as a composer and arranger for large ensembles. On his new recording, Songs I Like A Lot (Sunnyside, 2013), Hollenbeck has taken seven personally loved songs written by other songwriters and arranged them for the esteemed Frankfurt Radio Big Band along with vocalists Theo Bleckmann and Kate McGarry. The eclectic program includes Hollenbeck’s expansive takes on music by Jimmy Webb, Imogen Heap and Queen.

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2014 Grammy nominated for Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist, for the song " The Moon's A Harsh Mistress"

 

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