is a 1990 Droppin' Things live album by the American jazz singer Betty Carter. [2 ]
32nd Grammy Awards, Carter's performance on this album was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Female.
Droppin' Things peaked at 3 on the chart. Billboard Top Jazz Albums [3 ]
Reception [ edit ]
In his review for
Allmusic.com, Scott Yanow gave the album three stars out of five. Yanow wrote that [2 ] Droppin' Things "solidified her [Carter's] credentials as one of jazz's top singers", and described the music as "consistently stimulating". [2 ]
Track listing [ edit ]
For the 1990
Verve CD Issue, 843991-2.
"30 Years" (
Betty Carter) – 3:58 "
Stardust"/" Memories of You" ( Hoagy Carmichael, Mitchell Parish)/( Eubie Blake, Andy Razaf) – 12:37 "What's the Use of Wond'rin'?" (
Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers) – 5:22 "
Open the Door '90" (Carter) – 5:20 "Droppin' Things" (Carter) – 6:34
"I Love Music" (
Burton Lane, Alan Jay Lerner) – 7:40 "Why Him?" (Lane, Lerner) – 7:50
"Dull Day (In Chicago)" (Carter) – 12:13
Personnel [ edit ]
Chris Thompson - art direction
Joe Ferla -
engineer, mixing, recording Joe Newland - digital editor
Ed Korengo, Dave Parla, David Merrill - assistant engineer
Rich Cook -
liner notes Susan Ragan, Courtney Brown, Jr. - photography
Ora Ross Harris - project coordinator
Shelia Mathis - product manager
David Lau - design
Kooster McAlister, Paul Prestopino - record plant remote
References [ edit ]