180 Gram 45rpm Double Vinyl
Mixed by Al Schmitt and Mastered by Bernie Grundman
Pressed at RTI
All songs chosen for Lyn Stanley's album Potions were composed in the 1950s. This is a tribute to the composers of the '50s. All arrangements are jazz in orientation, and were arranged by Steve Rawlins, Lyn Stanley, Mike Lang, Bill Cunliffe, and Tamir Hendelman.
Produced by Kenny Werner and recorded by Al Schmitt at Capitol Recording Studios in Hollywood and Avatar Studios in NYC, the album offers some of the finest jazz musicians on both East and West coasts supporting Lyn Stanley's captivating voice that is unique, haunting and mesmerizing.
All tracks for this double LP 45rpm album were mixed and mastered in analog tape. Two of the 15 tracks are original ProTools recordings, one tracks is an analog/ProTools hybrid, and the other 12 tracks are pure analog tape. The musicians are stellar and the music is jazz reinvented in some Pop tunes of the '50s along with wonderful arrangements of jazz standard composed in the same decade - including Cry Me A River.
Lyn Stanley, a unique sultry jazz vocalist from the Los Angeles area, became an international success with her debut standards album, Lost In Romance, released August 27, 2013. The album received several accolades in the hi-fi world of audiophiles including Album of Choice, Best of 2013 Albums, #6/100 Top Vinyl Albums the highest rated Chinese reviewer, Jack Lui in his 2014 book, All About Vinyl and awarded Top Rated Album by AnalogPlanet.com a must have album for any audiophile collector by renown international critic, Michael Fremer, who calls Lyn the Chanteuse Extraordinaire.
A former USA amateur ballroom dance Pro/Am champion, Lyn Stanley's unique voice has been described as beautiful, Rich in low tones, with phrasing and storytelling that makes her music very personal. Her dancing background adds a feel few artists can deliver. LA Jazz radio personality, Bubba Jackson, describes her as the real deal - she has brought the songstress back to jazz! She was discovered by world-class jazz legend, pianist Paul Smith best known as Ella Fitzgerald's accompanist/conductor.
Known for her lush low notes, beautiful intonation, rich interpretations and phrasing, Lyn has been described by Scott Yanow as a "superior singer " and Don Heckman stated she "..is a potentially significant new [jazz] talent. "
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1. Lullaby of Birdland
2. Cry Me A River
3. Fly Me To the Moon
4. Hey There
5. I'm Walkin'
6. You Don't Know Me
7. In the Still of the Night
8. The Thrill Is Gone
9. A Summer Place
10. Love Potion #9
11. Teach Me Tonight
12. After the Lights Go Down Low
14. The Party's Over
15. The Man I Love (bonus track)