Produced by British jazz luminary Ian Shaw, who recognised Melanie’s talent early on and acted as teacher and mentor. It contains the first-ever recording of Duke Ellington’s ‘I Get Lonely for a Plaything’, with lyrics by Herb Martin. It also contains a duet with Jamie Cullum, 'What Would You Put Me Through?', recorded shortly before he released his first album.
Featuring some of the UK’s finest jazz musicians:
James Pearson, Gabriel Keen (piano)
Geoff Gascoyne (bass)
Mark Fletcher (drums)
John Parricelli (guitar)
Kate Shortt (cello)
Recorded and engineered at The Premises, London, by Nigel Tilbury.
Mastered by Steve Rooke of Abbey Road Studios, London.