1619 Broadway – The Brill Building Project

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1619 Broadway: The Brill Building Project
Studio album by Kurt Elling
Released September 25, 2012 (2012-09-25)
Recorded May 3–5, 2012
Sear Sound, New York, NY
Genre Vocal jazz
Length 56:13
Label Concord
Producer Chris Dunn
Kurt Elling
Laurence Hobgood
Kurt Elling chronology
The Gate
(2011)
1619 Broadway: The Brill Building Project
(2012)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]

1619 Broadway: The Brill Building Project is a 2012 album by Kurt Elling, recorded as a tribute to the songwriters of the Brill Building in New York City.[1]

At the 55th Annual Grammy Awards, Elling was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Album for his performance on this album, losing to Radio Music Society by Esperanza Spalding.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "On Broadway"   Jerry Leiber, Barry Mann, Mike Stoller, Cynthia Weil 6:17
2. "Come Fly with Me"   Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen 6:22
3. "You Send Me"   Sam Cooke 5:00
4. "I Only Have Eyes for You"   Al Dubin, Harry Warren 5:42
5. "I'm Satisfied"   Ernie Freeman, Mann, Weil 2:51
6. "A House Is Not a Home"   Burt Bacharach, Hal David 7:01
7. "Shoppin' for Clothes"   Kent Harris, Leiber, Stoller 3:30
8. "So Far Away"   Carole King 6:00
9. "Pleasant Valley Sunday"   Gerry Goffin, Carole King 3:20
10. "An American Tune"   Paul Simon 5:27
11. "Tutti for Cootie"   Duke Ellington, Jimmy Hamilton 5:23

Personnel[edit]

Performance

Production

  • Phil Galdston - A&R
  • Mary Hogan
  • Larissa Collins - art direction
  • Ted Tuthill - assistant engineer
  • Kevin Harper - assistant
  • Owen Mulholland
  • Seth Presant - engineer, mixing
  • Chris Allen - engineer
  • Neil Tesser - liner notes
  • Paul Blakemore - mastering
  • Neal Ashby - package design
  • Chris Dunn - producer
  • Darryl Pitt

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "1619 Broadway at Allmusic". Retrieved 3 July 2013.