Only When I Think of You by the jazz extraordinaire and showman Stanley Abernathy is a launch that connects with the viewers on many various ranges.
Only When I Think of You: Eaazy, Only When I Think of You, One For Blue, I Ain’t Call Yawl, Sparkle, That Night Last Summer, This Train, Lady From Biloxi, Miles Ahead, Lastnite Home, Cristo Rendento, Eaazy
Personnel: Stanley Abernathy: Trumpet, B-flat Pocket Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Muted Trumpet, Keyboards, Programming; Milton Price: Sync Bass, Bass, Programming, Keyboards; Joe McKinney: Keyboards; Thomas Bingham: Guitar; Tamala Carmon: Vocals; James Bolden: Trumpet; Melvin Jackson: Tenor Saxophone; Walter King: Baritone Saxophone; Johnathan Maxey: Keyboards, Programming; Leonard Jones: Programming
‘Only When I Think of You’ was produced by Stanley Abernathy and Milton Price and is a Baby Boy Production launched on the Endys Alyad Music label. Stanley Abernathy has an extended music ‘rap’ sheet having performed with the likes of Pacific, Gas and Electric, Gladys Knight, Nancy Wilson, Sammy Davis Jr., Bobby “Blue” Bland, and his present engagement with the legendary B. B. King. In addition, he has performed on four Grammy profitable recordings. Music isn’t just in Stanley’s blood, however it’s his being and his soul.
Stanley has a really broad and various expertise base from blues, rock, jazz, and R&B, so when he was engaged on a set of music that may ultimately turn into ‘Only When I Think of You’, he organized a launch that was a ‘easy jazz’ report, however as he acknowledged, “I did it in a way that did not dilute the music.” He was focusing on this launch to a common viewers of listeners, he didn’t wish to make a launch that may solely be appreciated by a distinct segment viewers of die-hard jazz and blues followers; he wished his music to be heard.
The intro is a brief however funky observe entitled Eaazy, this observe is adopted by the title observe Only When I Think of You, which is a tender easy jazz observe with stellar vocals from Tamala Carmon. The observe One For Blue steps it up with Stanley on flugelhorn and mute trumpet and the mix creates a stirring sound with a little bit of thriller. I Ain’t Call Yawl carries the large band horns because the BB King Horns be a part of Stanley on flugelhorn and the result’s energetic, catchy, and a enjoyable observe. Stanley slows it down and covers the track Sparkle with a scintillating horn mixture mixing the sounds of the trumpet, muted trumpet, and flugelhorn.
The tracks That Night Last Summer, Lady From Biloxi, and Lastnite Home are a fusion of easy jazz and up to date jazz with a sassy horn part. The observe This Train is easy jazz as soon as once more calling upon the attractive vocals of the proficient Tamala Carmon, and a little bit of spice from Stanley on flugelhorn.
What is really spectacular is Stanley’s association of the flugelhorn, trumpet, pocket trumpet, and muted trumpet to elicit totally different sensations all through the discharge; it exhibits that he’s a real showman and is aware of learn how to join along with his viewers.