First Take (CD)


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Format: CD
Label: Atlantic
Year: 2013

Media Condition: New
Sleeve/Cover Condition: New

TRACKS:

1 Compared To What 
2 Angelitos Negros 
3 Our Ages Or Our Hearts 
4 I Told Jesus 
5 Hey, That's No Way To Say Goodbye 
6 The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face 
7 Tryin' Times 
8 Ballad Of The Sad Young Men 

PERSONNEL: 

Baritone Saxophone – Seldon Powell 
Bass – Ron Carter 
Cello – Charles McCracken, George Ricci 
Drums – Ray Lucas 
Guitar – John Pizzarelli 
Piano, Vocals – Roberta Flack 
Tenor Saxophone – Frank Wess 
Trombone – Bennie Powell 
Trumpet – Jimmy Nottingham, Joe Newman 
Viola – Alfred Brown, Selwart Clarke, Theodore Israel  
Violin – Emanuel Green, Gene Orloff 

Roberta Flack was raised in DC's Virginia suburbs, attended Howard University on a music scholarship, was an instructor in the DC Public schools, and had a regular gig at Mr. Henry's on Capitol Hill when she was discovered by major label scouts.  "First Take" is her debut LP.  The cover photo was taken at Mr. Henry's second-floor lounge and performance space.

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