is a 1990 Droppin' Things live album by the American jazz singer Betty Carter. 
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 
Reception [ edit ]
In his review for
Allmusic.com, Scott Yanow gave the album three stars out of five. Yanow wrote that  Droppin' Things "solidified her [Carter's] credentials as one of jazz's top singers", and described the music as "consistently stimulating". 
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 ]