Los Angeles, CA - Corky Hale, the world renowned and critically acclaimed Jazz pianist, harpist and singer, and producer of Corky Hale Productions in association with producer Jeff Lass of Palisades Records, announces the release of a new CD of timeless romantic ballads entitled, Corky Hale...And Friends - I'm Glad There Is You, featuring vocalists Corky Hale, Sally Kellerman, Freda Payne, Ariana Savalas, Tricia Tahara and Brenna Whitaker.
The performers on the new album are backed by a rhythm section including Corky Hale - Piano, Harp and Vocals; Lorca Hart, Drums; David Hocker, Drums and Steve Venz, Bass. The CD is produced by Jeff Lass of Palisades Records in association with Corky Hale of Corky Hale Productions. The album is engineered by James Barth. Additional engineering and mastering is by Alex Todorov.
The CD was recorded in January 2009 at TRAX Studios; Photography for the CD is by Chris Barr. Liner Notes are by Peter M Stoller. Art Direction & Package Design is by Tricia Tahara.
Tracks on the CD include: If I Should Lose You (Robin-Rainger) -Brenna Whitaker; My Romance (Rodgers & Hart) - Tricia Tahara; The More I See You (Mack Gordon/Harry Warren) - Corky Hale; I've Got A Crush On You (George & Ira Gershwin) - Sally Kellerman; I See Your Face Before Me (Howard Dietz/Arthur Schwartz) - Ariana Savalas; You're Getting To Be a Habit With Me (Warren/Dubin) - Corky Hale; Black Is the Color of My True Love's Hair (Anonymous) - Freda Payne; I'm Glad There Is You (Paul Madeira/Jimmy Dorsey) - Tricia Tahara; Like Someone In Love (Jimmy Van Heusen/Johnny Burke - Corky Hale; Where or When (Rodgers & Hart) - Brenna Whitaker; Alfie (Bacharach & David) - Freda Payne. Total Running Time of the album: 50 minutes.
The new CD is available at cdbaby.com. To learn more about the album and Corky Hale, please visit the website, corkyhale.com.