R.S.V.P. (Rare Songs, Very Personal)

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R.S.V.P.
(Rare Songs, Very Personal)
Nancy Wilson RSVP album cover.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedAugust 24, 2004
Recorded2004
GenreVocal jazz
LabelMCG Jazz
Nancy Wilson chronology
A Nancy Wilson Christmas
(2001)
R.S.V.P.
(Rare Songs, Very Personal)

(2004)
Turned to Blue
(2006)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3.5/5 stars[1]

R.S.V.P. (Rare Songs, Very Personal) is a 2004 album by Nancy Wilson, featuring Wilson in duet with George Shearing, Toots Thielemans, Phil Woods, and Gary Burton.[2] At the 47th Grammy Awards, Wilson won the Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Album, for her performance on this album.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "An Older Man (Is Like an Elegant Wine)" (Lee Wing) – 4:37
  2. "Day In, Day Out" (Rube Bloom, Johnny Mercer) – 3:21
  3. "Why Did I Choose You" (Michael Leonard, Hugh Martin) – 5:11
  4. "I Wish I'd Met You" (Richard Rodney Bennett, Johnny Mandel, Frank Underwood) – 4:59
  5. "I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart" (Duke Ellington, Irving Mills, Henry Nemo) – 3:20
  6. "Goodbye" (Gordon Jenkins) – 4:18
  7. "How About Me?" (Irving Berlin) – 5:16
  8. "Minds of Their Own (Dois Corregos)" (Peter Eldridge, Ivan Lins, Caetano Veloso) – 4:13
  9. "Little Green Apples" (Bobby Russell) – 4:39
  10. "You'll See" (Carroll Coates) – 5:08
  11. "That's All" (Alan Brandt, Bob Haymes) – 3:32
  12. "Blame It on My Youth" (Edward Heyman, Oscar Levant) – 4:31

Personnel[edit]

Performance[edit]

  • Nancy Wilsonvocals
  • Arranged by Darmon Meader (track: 5), Jay Ashby (tracks: 6, 7, 8, 11), Johnny Pate (track: 1), Llew Matthews (tracks: 3, 9, 10)

Alto Saxophone – Andres Boiarsky (tracks: 2, 5), Andy Snitzer (tracks: 2 5), Mike Tomaro (tracks: 2, 5) Arranged By [Strings] – Jay Ashby (tracks: 3) Backing Vocals – Jay Ashby (tracks: 4), Kim Nazarian (tracks: 4) Baritone Saxophone – Jim Germann (tracks: 2, 5) Bass – Dwayne Dolphin (tracks: 1, 3, 4, 6 to 11), Rufus Reid (tracks: 2, 5) Bass Clarinet – Jim Germann (tracks: 2, 5), Mike Tomaro (tracks: 7) Cello – David Premo (tracks: 3) Clarinet – Andy Snitzer (tracks: 2, 5, 7), Mike Tomaro (tracks: 2, 5) Drums – Jamey Haddad (tracks: 1, 3, 4, 6 to 11), Lewis Nash (tracks: 2, 5) Flute – Andres Boiarsky (tracks: 2, 5), Eric DeFade (tracks: 2, 5), Mike Tomaro (tracks: 7) Guitar – Marty Ashby (tracks: 2, 5, 8) Keyboards – Ivan Lins (tracks: 8), Jay Ashby (tracks: 6) Percussion – Jay Ashby (tracks: 6) Piano – Llew Matthews (tracks: 1 to 4, 6 to 11) Tenor Saxophone – Andy Snitzer (tracks: 2, 5), Eric DeFade (tracks: 2, 5) Trombone – Gary Piecka (tracks: 2, 5), Jay Ashby (tracks: 2, 5), Mike Davis* (tracks: 2, 5) Trombone [Bass] – Max Seigel (tracks: 2, 5) Trumpet – Dennis Reynolds (tracks: 2, 5), Jim Hynes* (tracks: 2, 5), Steve Hawk (tracks: 2, 5) Viola – Tatjana Mead Chamis (tracks: 3) Violin – Andrés Cárdenes (tracks: 3)

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