Torch and Sass

by Tara Linda

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about

Torch and Sass reaches # 29 on the CMJ "Top 40 Jazz" Radio Airplay charts with airplay on over 100 NPR and non-commercial stations across the US and Europe.

"Tara Linda combines the best of torch-singer tradition with Latin and blues touches" ~ Bay Area Jazz Examiner

credits

released 27 October 2012
From smoky ballads to sassy swings, Tara Linda sings original vocal jazz. Sultry and playful, Tara’s vocal style hints of 1930’s torch and swing traditions—with added catchy hooks, humor, and contemporary themes.

All music, lyrics and arrangements by Tara Linda © 2012 Tara Linda Physalia Records (BMI) except #1 music by Tara Linda & Jose Alvarez (Mexifi Music BMI), #5 music by Tara Linda and Paul Eastburn (ASCAP) and #10 horn arrangements by Charles Hearn.

Produced by Billy Stull & Tara Linda

Musicians
Zeke Aguilar – piano (2-5, 7, 10, 12); alto sax (5, 11); back up vocals (6).
Jose Alvarez – guitar (1).
Paul Eastburn – bass (5, 10-12).
Ron Guensche – bass (1).
Ron Harrington – bass (2-4, 7, 9) .
Charles Hearn – soprano sax (2, 3, 5, 6, 11, 12); tenor (3, 10); back up vocals (6).
Jeff Hobbs – violin (9)
Rafael Herrera – drums (1, 6, 8).
Rudy Ruffelsen – drums (2-5, 7, 9, 10, 12).
Az Samad – acoustic guitar (2-4, 6-9, 13); electric guitar (8).
Noe Sanchez – trumpet (2, 3, 5, 6, 10), fluegal horn (7)
Jesse Sheehan – tablas (11).
Steven Strauss – soprano ukulele (6); bass (6).
Tara Linda – voice (all); accordion (9); baritone ukulele (2,13); bass (8).

Mixed by Charlie Barrego. Gospa Records (McAllen, TX).
Mastered by Billy Stull. Masterpiece Mastering (South Padre Island, TX).
Recorded at: Gospa Records (McAllen, TX). Engineer- Charlie Barrego: Songs # 2-5, 7, 9-13. New Vintage Studios (Oakland, CA). Engineer- Ron Guensch: Songs #1, 5, 6, 8, 10-12. Wally Sound (Oakland, CA). Song #8.

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