Flirting with Twilight

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The Gate
Studio album by Kurt Elling
Released August 28, 2001
Recorded January 29-February 1, 2001
Genre Vocal jazz
Length 35:39
Label Blue Note
Producer Bill Traut, Kurt Elling, Laurence Hobgood
Kurt Elling chronology
Live in Chicago
(2000)
Flirting with Twilight
(2001)
Man in the Air
(2003)

Flirting with Twilight is a 2001 studio album by Kurt Elling.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

The Allmusic review by David R. Adler awarded the album four stars, and described it as "a worthy statement from Elling, who shows yet again that vocal jazz can be more than just easy listening"[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Moonlight Serenade" (Glenn Miller, Mitchell Parish) - 4:22
  2. "Detour Ahead" (Lou Carter, Herb Ellis, Johnny Frigo) - 5:34
  3. "You Don't Know What Love Is" (Gene de Paul, Don Raye) - 5:36
  4. "Orange Blossoms in Summertime" (Kurt Elling, Curtis Lundy) - 6:33
  5. "Not While I'm Around" (Stephen Sondheim) - 6:26
  6. "Easy Living" (Ralph Rainger, Leo Robin) - 5:22
  7. "Lil' Darlin'" (Neal Hefti, Jon Hendricks) - 5:40
  8. "I Get Along Without You Very Well" (Jane Brown Thompson, Hoagy Carmichael) - 3:37
  9. "Blame It on My Youth" (Edward Heyman, Oscar Levant) - 3:27
  10. "I'm Thru With Love" (Gus Kahn, Livingston, Matty Malneck) - 4:57
  11. "Say It" (Frank Loesser, Jimmy McHugh) - 4:57
  12. "While You Are Mine" (Elling, F. Simon) - 7:46

Personnel[edit]


  • Bill Traut, Kurt Elling and Laurence Hobgood - producers
  • Al Schmitt - engineer, mixing
  • John Hendrickson - engineer
  • Robert Hadley and Doug Sax - mastering
  • Kurt Elling - art direction
  • Edward Odowd - design
  • John Fraser - collage
  • Tiffany Pemberton - photography
  • Zan Stewart - liner notes

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Flirting with Twilight". Allmusic. Retrieved February 28, 2011.