Renee Olstead (album)

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Renee Olstead
Studio album by Renee Olstead
Released May 25, 2004
Genre Jazz
Length 44:18
Label 143 / Reprise
Producer Humberto Gatica, David Foster
Renee Olstead chronology
Unleashed
(2000)
Renee Olstead
(2004)
Skylark
(2009)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars link

Renee Olstead is the self-titled major label debut album by teen actress-singer Renee Olstead, released in 2004. This album differed from Olstead's previous, privately issued country-western releases in that she performs pop and jazz standards. The album, which was co-produced by David Foster, has sold more than 166,000 copies.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Summertime" (Gershwin, Gershwin, Heyward) – 4:12
  2. "Taking a Chance on Love" (Duke, Fetter, Latouche) – 3:31
  3. "Is You Is or Is You Ain't My Baby" (Austin, Jordan) – 3:20
  4. "Someone to Watch Over Me" (Gershwin, Gershwin) – 4:26
  5. "Breaking Up Is Hard to Do" (Greenfield, Sedaka) – 4:11
  6. "A Love That Will Last" (Foster, Thompson) – 3:32
  7. "Meet Me, Midnight" (Manilow, Sussman) – 2:56
  8. "Sunday Kind of Love" (Belle, Nye, Prima, Rhodes) – 4:34
  9. "On a Slow Boat to China" (Loesser) – 3:16
  10. "What a Diff'rence a Day Makes" (María Grever, Adams) – 3:27
  11. "Midnight at the Oasis" (Nichtern) – 3:21
  12. "Sentimental Journey" (Brown, Green, Homer)

Personnel[edit]

  • Renee Olstead - vocals
  • Rick Baptist - trumpet, soloist
  • Chris Botti - trumpet, guest appearance
  • Alan Broadbent - piano
  • Brian Bromberg - bass
  • Dennis Budimir - guitar
  • Billy Childs Trio - piano
  • Peter Cincotti - piano, vocals
  • John Clayton - bass
  • Vinnie Colaiuta - drums
  • Chris Dawson - piano
  • Jeff Hamilton - drums
  • Joe La Barbera - drums
  • Warren Luening - trumpet
  • Dean Parks - acoustic guitar, guitar
  • David Tull - drums
  • Carol Welsman - vocals, guest appearance

Production[edit]

  • Producer: David Foster and Humberto Gatica
  • Engineers: Neil Devor, Humberto Gatica, Alejandro Rodriguez
  • Mixing: Humberto Gatica
  • Mastering: Vlado Meller
  • Digital editing: Neil Devor, Dave Reitzas, Christian Robles, Alejandro Rodriguez, Jorge Vivo, Joe Wohlmuth
  • Programming: Neil Devor
  • Vocal arrangement: Carol Welsman
  • String arrangements: Jeremy Lubbock
  • Arrangers: Oscar Castro-Neves, Billy Childs Trio, John Clayton, Fred Norman, Carol Welsman
  • Music preparation: Suzie Katayama, Maurice Spears, Booker T. Washington White
  • Music contractor: Jules Chaikin
  • Production coordination: Courtney Blooding
  • Assistants: Jon Berkowitz, Courtney Blooding, Brian Dixon, Jason Locklin, César Ramírez, Jaime Sickora, Mark Valentine, Jorge Vivo, Aaron Walk
  • Package art direction: Julian Peploe
  • Transcription: Albert Alva

Charts[edit]

Album - Billboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
2004 The Billboard 200 95
2004 Top Internet Albums 95
2004 Top Jazz Albums 2