In the album The Very Thought of You, Emilie-Claire Barlow’s unique voice and personal interpretations warmly embrace this collection of classic standards, many drawn from the American songbook.
Emilie-Claire Barlow is backed on several songs by lush string arrangements. She has chosen to include often ignored verses in the tradition of Frank Sinatra and Tony Bennett, one of her biggest influences. The Very Thought of You was nominated for a Juno Award in 2008 for Vocal Jazz Album of the Year.
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Emilie-Claire Barlow – Vocal, Shaker & Triangle
Kevin Turcotte – Flugelhorn
Kelly Jefferson – Tenor Saxophone
Mike Murley – Tenor Saxophone
Bill McBirnie – Flute
Nancy Walker – Piano
Reg Schwager – Guitar
Kieran Overs – Bass
Mark Kelso – Drums
Alan Hetherington – Percussion
Drew Jurecka – Violin
Lenny Solomon – Violin
Kathryn Sugden – Violin
Rebecca van der Post – Violin
Rebekah Wolkstein – Violin
Anna Redekop – Viola
Claudio Vena – Viola
Alex Grant – Cello
Wendy Solomon – Cello
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|Release Date||October 27, 2023|
Named after the 1934 Ray Noble-penned standard made famous by Bing Crosby, The Very Thought of You is the sixth studio album from Canadian jazz vocalist Emilie-Claire Barlow.
It features silky-smooth renditions of Nat King Cole’s “Almost Like Being in Love,” Billie Holiday ‘s “What a Little Moonlight Can Do,” and Mama Cass’ “Dream a Little Dream of Me” alongside interpretations of hits from various musicals including Guys and Dolls, Oklahoma!, and Pennies from Heaven.
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