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From her first notes on “One Bad Habit,” the grab-‘em-by-the-lapels opening track of Storybook, a collection of previously released and unreleased Angel material, it’s clear that Linda Eder is going straight for the gold. Not that this Broadway diva doesn't ever put on the brakes -- there are plenty of exquisitely sung ballads here -- but a sense of commitment and passion is always present, whether Eder is swinging her tail off or caressing a slower number. With a lovely mix of classic tunes ("All the Way,” “Bridge over Troubled Waters,” and “The Man That Got Away,” among them) and newer material -- the album succeeds as a showcase for a superior contemporary vocal talent, one who respects the past without being a slave to it. Sure, there’s plenty of Streisand in Eder, but this classy vocalist has more than enough personality, and all the vocal chops necessary, to convey her own tales on this Storybook.

Product Details

Release Date: 09/02/2003
Label: Angel Records
UPC: 0724355750723
catalogNumber: 57507
Rank: 10617

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Linda Eder   Primary Artist
Jeff Beal   Flugelhorn,Soloist
David Mann   Alto Saxophone
Ted Nash   Saxophone
Jay Berliner   Guitar,Soloist
Gregg Bissonette   Drums
Matt Bissonette   Bass
Chris Botti   Trumpet
Bernie Dresel   Drums
David Finck   Bass
Tony Kadleck   Trumpet
Mike Migliore   Saxophone
Bob Millikan   Trumpet
Kim Scharnberg   Conductor
Bernd Schoenhart   Guitar
Andy Snitzer   Saxophone
Larry Steelman   Piano
Mark Walker   Drums
Dan Wilensky   Saxophone
Ed Maina   Flute,Saxophone,Woodwind,Soloist
Robert Peterson   Violin,Soloist
Alfredo Oliva   Violin
Jeremy Roberts   Synthesizer,Piano,Conductor,Keyboards
Frank Zuback   Trumpet
David Carpenter   Bass
Valerie Von Pechy Whitcup   Harp
Bogumila Zgraja   Violin
Barbara Corcillo   Cello
Roy Williams Quintet   Trumpet
Walter Dunbar   Trumpet
Gustavo A. Lorrea   Violin

Technical Credits

Paul Simon   Composer
Harold Arlen   Composer
Linda Eder   Producer
Brad Aaron   Engineer
Gregory Boyd   Composer
Leslie Bricusse   Composer
Sammy Cahn   Composer
Charlie Chaplin   Composer
Ira Gershwin   Composer
Mike Krowiak   Engineer
Jack Murphy   Composer
Karl Richardson   Producer,Engineer
Kim Scharnberg   Arranger,Orchestration,rhythm arrangement
Jeremy Smith   Engineer
James Van Heusen   Composer
Frank Wildhorn   Composer,Producer,rhythm arrangement
Bruce Lundvall   Liner Notes
John Turner   Composer
Jeremy Roberts   Arranger,Programming,Producer,Orchestration,String Arrangements
Carla Leighton   Art Direction
Davis Factor   Cover Photo
Ian Ralfini   Liner Notes,Executive Producer

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