is an album by American jazz singer Taking a Chance on Love Jane Monheit that includes cover versions of standards and songs from musicals. This was Monheit's fifth album and fourth studio album, her first album with Sony.  Taking a Chance on Love was her first collaboration with Grammy Award-winning producers Peter Asher and Al Schmitt. She sang on the album Session 55 by Les Brown, which Schmitt produced.
During the album's first week of release, it entered the pop chart on
Billboard magazine and reached number one on the Traditional Jazz chart. The song " Dancing in the Dark" received a Grammy Award nomination for Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocals.  
Monheit recorded "
Honeysuckle Rose" with Wynton Marsalis on the album by In Full Swing Mark O'Connor. The bonus track " Over the Rainbow" appeared on the soundtrack . Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow  The bonus track "  I Should Care" is from Legends of Jazz with Ramsey Lewis: Season One, Vol. 2 (2006).
Track listing [ edit ]
Andy Razaf, Fats Waller
(1943) Thousands Cheer 3:39
In the Still of the Night"
(1928) Rosalie 5:06
Taking a Chance on Love"
Vernon Duke, John Latouche, Ted Fetter
(1940) Cabin in the Sky 3:19
Jerome Kern, P. G. Wodehouse, Oscar Hammerstein II
(1927) Show Boat 5:16
I Won't Dance" (duet with Michael Bublé) Jerome Kern,
Otto Harbach, Oscar Hammerstein II, Jimmy McHugh, Dorothy Fields
(1934) / Three Sisters
(1935) Roberta 3:36
"Too Late Now"
Alan Jay Lerner, Burton Lane
(1951) Royal Wedding 5:21
Why Can't You Behave?" Cole Porter
(1948) Kiss Me, Kate 4:08
Do I Love You?" Cole Porter
(1939) Du Barry Was a Lady 4:53
Love Me or Leave Me"
Gus Kahn, Walter Donaldson
(1928) / Whoopee!
(1955) Love Me or Leave Me 3:34
George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin
(1930) Girl Crazy 3:47
Dancing in the Dark"
Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz
(1931) The Band Wagon 5:04
Over the Rainbow" (bonus track)
(from Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow OST)
Harold Arlen, E.Y. Harburg
(1939) The Wizard of Oz 3:54
EP releases [ edit ]
EP and a two-track EP release of Monheit's album Taking a Chance on Love were released as limited editions in 2004.  
"In the Still of the Night"
"Taking a Chance On Love"
"Over the Rainbow"
"In the Still of the Night"
Chart positions [ edit ]
Personnel [ edit ]
Technical [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
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^ 4-track EP cover. Archived from Ebay.com.
^ 2-track EP cover. Archived from Ebay.com.
^ a b c "Allmusic: . Taking a Chance on Love - Charts & Awards - Billboard Albums" Allmusic. Archived from original Billboard.com.
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