Praise for Blue Moon:
"I LOVE IT!" " Wonderful!" "Put me first in line, Simply beautiful!" "Fantastic! What a treat and great renditions of my favorite standards!" "Oh I love your voice!"
Terri New is an explosion of freshness, of dynamic vocal skill and great professionalism. This talented singer/songwriter is sure to impress. With a fresh soulful energy and attitude to jazz classics, elegant choices in material and phrasing, this woman is destined to be your new favorite jazz singer. From subtly nuanced ballads to soul drenched blues, the emotional power of Terri’s delivery is perfectly framed by the elegant simplicity of the arrangements of these classic melody-driven, lyrically-charged jazz standards. Her sultry, playful vocals can be heard on eclectic and an impressive range of tunes, varying from traditional jazz mixed with old-timey blues and originals. A modern stylistic mix of Ella Fitzgerald and Laura Nyro. The “New” Show is an intriguing collection of songs from the Great American Songbook that focuses on romantic love, life, hope and friendship. The tunes are beautifully arranged and performed, sung with refreshing directness, subtlety, and sensitivity to the lyrics.
ACCOMPANIMENT Songs 1-6
”Albert Sarko played like a god” Italian newspaper (Udine Jazz Festival with Benny Bailey)
Albert Sarko is an musician versed in many music styles on both guitar and piano. He has been playing professionally for over twenty five years. Albert is adept at playing all modern styles, ranging from jazz, big band to modern standards and country.Born in Detroit. Living and working in New York City, Amsterdam, The Bay Area and, Westchester County, NY ) and finally Prescott, AZ for 6 years. Albert has worked as a jazz pianist throughout the US and Canada, most of the countries in Europe and in Asia. In jazz clubs, hotels and in concert.
The original works composed by Terri New are Songs 6-13.
The songs Zimbabwe Drums, Africa, Another Avenue, Magic, feature the musical talents of many well-known international musicians including:
Bob Esty - Arrangements & Vocal Producer - Credits include: Barbara Streisand, Julio Iglesias, Bette Midler, Donna Summer, Cher, Weather Girls, Scott Snapp, Racquel Welch, Sally Kellerman, The Pointer Sisters & many many more!
Paul Delph (RIP) - Keyboards & Synthes - Credits: Screen-Gems - In-house Writer, Toni Basil, Bette Midler, Pointer Sisters, John Anderson, Bernie Taupin, Donna Summers and the Weather Girls.
Rick Slazer - Drums & Timbales - Credits - James Taylor, Melissa Manchester, Rod Stewart, Boz Skaggs, Van Morrison and Joan Baez.
John Goodsall - Guitar - Credits include Pink Floyd and Brand X.
David Hines ( RIP) - Engineer & Guitar, Back-up Vocals - Credits include Boz Skaggs and The Nuns.
Ashley Brigdale -Engineer - Credits include Alan Parsons Project and The Sex Pistols.
Denny Seiwell - Percussion - Credits include Joe Cocker, Wings, Pablo Cruise.
Bob Glaub - Bassist - Credits include Jackson Brown and John Fogerty.
Bill Summers - Percussionist - Credits include Herbie Hancock.
The Castle Wall, the famed horn section on Michael Jackson’s Thriller album. Players Gary Grant, Bill Reichenbach, Jerry Hey and Chuck Findley.
Some of the many artists Gary Grant has recorded with include: Barbara Streisand, Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston, Celine Dion, Toni Braxton, Brian McKnight, Frank Sinatra, Natalie Cole, Earth Wind & Fire, Go West, Take Six, Elton John and Aerosmith.
Jerry Hey is an American trumpeter, flugelhornist, horn arranger, string arranger, orchestrator and session musician who has played on hundreds of commercial recordings, including Thriller and the distinctive flugelhorn solo on Dan Fogelberg's hit "Longer".
Bill Reichenbach has played on at least 1000 records, 600 movies plus countless jingles and television shows.
Chuck Findley is a regular collaborator on recordings by artists such as B. B. King and Steely Dan, he has also played and/or recorded with Miles Davis, Stanley Turrentine, Toto, Pat Boone, Christopher Cross, Jaco Pastorius, James Last, Lee Ritenour, Jackson Browne, George Benson, George Harrison, Elton John, Carole King, Rickie Lee Jones, Joni Mitchell, The Rolling Stones, Dionne Warwick, Diane Schuur. Tom Waits, Randy Newman, Tina Turner, Al Jarreau, Sarah Vaughan, Narada Michael Walden, Buddy Rich and many others.
Terri’s backup singers include Wendy Haas-Mull is an American vocalist and keyboardist best known for her work with the bands Santana and Azteca. She is the wife of actor/ comedian Martin Mull.
Beth Anderson who is known for her vocals on the “Never Ending Story” theme song. Further credits include Dwight Yoakum and choral music with Danny Elfman.
Donna Fein credits include Barry Manilow and Engelbert Humperdink.