Live (1987 Manhattan Transfer album)

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Live album by The Manhattan Transfer
Released 1987
Recorded February 20–21, 1986
Genre Vocal jazz
Label Atlantic
The Manhattan Transfer chronology

Live is the ninth album released by The Manhattan Transfer. It was recorded live at the Nakano Sun Plaza Hall in Japan on 20 & 21 February 1986. It was released in 1987.

This was the group's second live album, and the first live album with Cheryl Bentyne in the group.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Four Brothers" (Jimmy Giuffre, Jon Hendricks) (4:04)
  2. "Rambo" (Count Basie, J. J. Johnson, Jon Hendricks) (3:44)
  3. "(You Should) Meet Benny Bailey" (Quincy Jones, Jon Hendricks) (3:12)
  4. "Airegin" (Sonny Rollins, Jon Hendricks) (4:21)
  5. "To You" (Jimmy Guiffre, Thad Jones) (4:18)
  6. "Sing Joy Spring" (Clifford Brown, Jon Hendricks) (6:45)
  7. "Move" (Denzil Best, Jon Hendricks, Paul Wash) (3:26)
  8. "That's Killer Joe" (Benny Golson, Jon Hendricks) (5:02)
  9. "The Duke of Dubuque" (Bill Faber, James Marchant, Lawrence Royal) (2:49)
  10. "Gloria" (Adam R. Levy, Esther Navarro) (2:56)
  11. "On the Boulevard" (Richard Page) (3:41)
  12. "Shaker Song" (David Lasley, Allee Willis) (3:57)
  13. "Ray's Rockhouse" (Ray Charles, Jon Hendricks) (5:10)


The Manhattan Transfer
The Band
  • Wayne Johnson: guitar
  • Alex Blake: bass guitar, acoustic bass
  • Buddy Williams: drums, Yamaha BX-1 headless bass
  • Yaron Gershovsky: keyboards, musical director
  • Don Roberts: reeds
  • Producer: Tim Hauser
  • Recording Engineer: Seigen Ono
  • Remix Engineer: Brian Malouf
  • Mixing on Track 8: Ed Thacker
  • Digital Sequencing: David Collins
  • CD Mastering: Stephen Innocenzi
  • Original Mastering: Stephen Marcussen
  • Art Direction and Design: Fayette Hauser