Act Your Age (Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band album)

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Act Your Age
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Studio album by Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band
Released September 30, 2008 (2008-09-30)
Genre Jazz
Length 67:39
Label Immergent
Producer Lee Ritenour
Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band chronology
The Phat Pack
(2006)
Act Your Age
(2008)
That's How We Roll
(2011)

Act Your Age is the fourth album recorded by Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band.[1] The album includes a DVD containing recording studio footage and bonus features, such as a 5.1 surround sound mix of the album. It received a Grammy Award nomination in 2008 for Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album.

The album features many guest artists including Chick Corea on his own composition "Señor Mouse". Another track incorporates Zenph Studios' re-performance of Art Tatum's 1949 recording of "Yesterdays", with a big band arrangement by Goodwin.[1] This track received a 2008 Grammy Award nomination for Best Instrumental Arrangement.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Hit the Ground Running"
  2. "Watermelon Man"
  3. "September" (featuring Patti Austin and Lee Ritenour)
  4. "Yesterdays" (featuring Art Tatum)
  5. "Señor Mouse" (featuring Chick Corea)
  6. "Punta Del Soul"
  7. "Act Your Age" (featuring Nathan East)
  8. "Chance Encounters"
  9. "Backrow Politics"
  10. "East Coast Envy"
  11. "El Macho Muchacho"
  12. "Gumbo Street"

Personnel[edit]

Band

  • Gordon Goodwin – piano, sax (soprano), sax (tenor)
  • Andrew Synowiec – guitar
  • Grant Geissman – guitar
  • Bernie Dresel – drums
  • Brad Dutz – percussion, vibraphone
  • Wayne Bergeron – trumpet
  • Dan Savant – trumpet
  • Daniel Fornero – trumpet
  • Alex Iles – trombone
  • Francisco Torres – trombone
  • Andy Martin – trombone
  • Charlie Morillas – trombone
  • Craig Ware – trombone (bass)
  • Sal Lozano – flute, piccolo, sax (alto)
  • Eric Marienthal – flute, sax (alto), sax (soprano)
  • Brian Scanlon – clarinet, flute, sax (tenor)
  • Jeff Driskill – clarinet, flute, sax (tenor)
  • Jay Mason – bass, clarinet (bass), sax (baritone)

Guests

Technical

  • David Helfant – executive producer
  • John Trickett – executive producer
  • David Tedds –producer
  • Lee Ritenour – producer
  • Gordon Goodwin – producer
  • Dan Savant – producer
  • Gary Lee – engineer
  • Gus Skinas – engineer
  • Bernie Kirsch – engineer
  • Paul Klingberg – engineer, mixing, producer, surround mix
  • Tommy Vicari – engineer, mixing
  • Richard King – engineer
  • Michael Aarvold – digital editing, engineer
  • Michael Atwell – digital editing
  • Doug Sax – mastering[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Ruhlmann, William. Act Your Age at AllMusic. Retrieved August 14, 2012.
  2. ^ "Zenph Studios Gets Its First GRAMMY Nods" (PDF). Zenph Studios. 2008-12-07. Retrieved 2013-06-08. 
  3. ^ "Act Your Age - Gordon Goodwin | Credits | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 5 February 2017.