Pastiche (album)

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Studio album by The Manhattan Transfer
Released January 19, 1978
Recorded between December 1976 and September 1977
Genre Jazz
Label Atlantic
Producer Tim Hauser, Steve Barri
The Manhattan Transfer chronology
Coming Out
The Manhattan Transfer Live

Pastiche was released by The Manhattan Transfer on January 19, 1978, by Atlantic Records. This was the last studio album recorded with Laurel Massé, who ended her association with the group later that year. The album was re-issued with Rhino as distributor on November 15, 1994.


Pastiche peaked at #66 on Billboard's Top Pop Catalog Albums chart.


A JAZZIZ review states:[citation needed]

"...Pastiche is populated by Siegel's breakout bop and scats, and it skips across a musical landscape from big bands to country western to vintage swing..."

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Four Brothers" (Jimmy Giuffre)
  2. "A Gal in Calico" (Arthur Schwartz, Leo Robin)
  3. "Love for Sale" (Cole Porter)
  4. " Je Voulais (Te Dire Que Je T'Attends)" (Michel Jonasz, Millmer Peter)
  5. "On a Little Street in Singapore" (Peter DeRose, Billy Hill)
  6. "In a Mellow Tone" (Duke Ellington, Milt Gabler)
  7. "Walk in Love" (John Klemmer, David Batteau)
  8. "Who, What, When, Where, Why" (Rupert Holmes)
  9. "It's Not The Spotlight" (Gerry Goffin, Barry Goldberg)
  10. "Pieces of Dreams" (Dick Addrisi, Don Addrisi)
  11. "Where Did Our Love Go" (Holland-Dozier-Holland)
  12. "Single Girl" (Martha Sharp)

Note: The twelfth track "Single Girl" was omitted or replaced (depending on the country of release) in the compact cassette media version of this album.

Note: The Spanish original LP contains the song "Eso es el amor" (Pepe Iglesias) at the beginning of side B (that would be between tracks 6 & 7). Also edited as a single A-Side (B-Side being "Single Girl"), it is not included on any CD release.


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