Lyn Stanley – The Moonlight Sessions, Volume One (2017) DSF DSD128 + Hi-Res FLAC

Lyn Stanley – The Moonlight Sessions, Volume One (2017)
DSD128 (.dsf) 1 bit/5,6 MHz | Time – 51:29 minutes | 4,06 GB
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time – 51:29 minutes | 1,92 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download – Source: NativeDSDmusic | Genre: Jazz | ©  A.T.Music

Lyn Stanley, the Sultry Jazz singer of the decade, offers this collection of love songs where she’ll spins tales of love’s make ups and break ups. “The Moonlight Sessions” is the title of the newest chapter in Ms. Stanley’s remarkable singing career. With this project, Lyn creatively offers a number of jazz standards with classical twists together with refreshingly new takes on iconic pop songs. The songs include hybrid classical romantic compositions with jazz standards on some of the song selections. Chopin is combined with Jobim, you’ll hear quotes from Ravel, Mozart, Beethoven and Debussy with American Songbook jazz classics. Lyn brings her unusual creativity in music arrangements to add a new excitement to old standards. Accompanied by the some of the best talent in jazz this album is steamy.

Wildly popular Southern California vocalist Lyn Stanley’s new project ventures into new musical territory with her creative approach to American music. This time, she’s borrowing from the classical composers–Chopin, Beethoven, Debussy, Mozart, and Ravel to breathe a new excitement into a few jazz standards like you’ve never heard them before. Initially the project was to focus on a tribute to Stanley Turrentine, the famous saxist from Philadelphia Pennsylvania but as the project evolved it expanded to include classic compositions incorporated into timeless music treasures.

This series begins with this Volume One. She has also added songs to this special project from the country and pop genres and added arrangement twists with jazz applications that modernize them as they delight your ears. Lyn delivers every song with the finesse and confidence of a veteran song stylist – and she is only a few years into her vocal career.

The project includes some of the most incredible musicians we know today, including pianists Mike Garson (David Bowie), Christian Jacob (Tierney Sutton Band) and Tamir Hendelman (Barbra Streisand, The Jeff Hamilton Trio). Acoustic bass player for this project is Chuck Berghofer (The Wrecking Crew, Frank Sinatra), and drummers Joe LaBarbera (Bill Evans), Ray Brinker (Tierney Sutton Band), and Bernie Dressel (BBB, and last drum playing scene of movie Whiplash). Guitar work by John Chiodini (Peggy Lee) and Percussion by Luis Conte (James Taylor, Phil Collins) Side musicians include greats in their specialties and most have worked for every famous artist known in the 20 and 21st century.

State of the art engineering was employed in this analog mixed and mastered project using ATR tape. The project was mastered at 30ips to 1/4 inch Studio Master tape.


01 – All Or Nothing At All
02 – Willow Weep For Me
03 – Moonlight Serenade
04 – My Funny Valentine
05 – Embraceable You
06 – Why Don’’t You Do Right?
07 – Girl Talk
08 – Crazy
09 – Close Your Eyes
10 – How Insensitive
11 – Break It To Me Gently
12 – In The Wee Small Hours

Lyn Stanley – vocals
Rickey Woodard – tenor saxophone
Chuck Findley – trumpet
Bob McChesney – trombone
Mike Garson – piano
Christian Jacob – piano
Tamir Hendelman – piano
John Chiodini – guitar
Chuck Berghofer – bass
Ray Brinker – drums
Bernie Dresel – drums
Joe LaBarbara – drums
Luis Conte – percussion
Hendrik Meurkens – harmonica

Produced by Lyn Stanley.
Recorded in February 2017 at The Village Recording Studio D in Los Angeles, California.
Engineered by Al Schmitt and Steve Genewick. Mixed by Michael Bishop. Mastered by Bernie Grundman.



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