A Hot Night in Paris

A Hot Night in Paris

by The Phil Collins Big BandThe Phil Collins Big Band

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Overview

One of the true perks of being a superstar is that you can have your cake and eat it, too. On his new live, all-instrumental recording, Phil Collins performs the hits that made him a pop prince, but in a style that pleases the musician in him. Collins loves swinging jazz, and here familiar tunes from his solo career and work with Genesis, including "That's All," "Against All Odds," "I Don't Care Anymore," and "Invisible Touch," are given the sonic heft and textural body that only a mighty big band can provide. Outfitted with snappy new arrangements that allow such featured soloists as saxophonist Gerald Albright to stretch out, these pop staples take on vibrant new life. Collins started out as a drummer, and his creative chops show through. Sitting behind his drum kit with the band, Collins also gets his kicks swinging through funk and jazz classics like "Pick Up the Pieces" and "Milestones." Half the fun of A HOT NIGHT IN PARIS is hearing Collins have fun.

Product Details

Release Date: 07/20/1999
Label: Atlantic
UPC: 0075678319822
catalogNumber: 83198
Rank: 64425

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Phil Collins Big Band   Primary Artist
Phil Collins   Drums
Gerald Albright   Alto Saxophone
George Duke   Piano
Daryl Stuermer   Guitar
Mark Bettcher   Trombone
James Carter   Tenor Saxophone
Brad Cole   Piano,Keyboards
Luis Conte   Percussion
Antonio Garcia   Trombone,Bass Trombone
Harry Kim   Trumpet,Flugelhorn
Ian Nevins   Tenor Saxophone,Woodwind
Larry Panella   Tenor Saxophone,Woodwind
Arturo Velasco   Trombone
Doug Richeson   Bass
Matt James   Alto Saxophone,Woodwind
Chris Collins   Tenor Saxophone,Tenor (Vocal),Woodwind
Alan Hood   Trumpet,Flugelhorn
Ron Modell   Trumpet,Flugelhorn
Daniel Fornero   Trumpet,Flugelhorn

Technical Credits

Phil Collins   Composer,Liner Notes
Steve Hackett   Composer
Gerald Albright   Arranger
Miles Davis   Composer
Daryl Stuermer   Producer
Tony Banks   Composer
Mike Barone   Arranger
John Clayton   Arranger
John Clayton   Arranger
Harry Kim   Arranger,Musical Director
Arif Mardin   Arranger
Don Murray   Producer
Sammy Nestico   Arranger
Mike Rutherford   Composer
David Stout   Arranger
Mauricio Guerrero   Engineer
Christophe Suchet   Engineer

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