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Tiger in the Rain

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Released  1979
Language  English
Artist  Michael Franks
Producer  John Simon
Length  40:48
Tiger in the Rain (1979)  One Bad Habit (1980)
Release date  1979
Label  Warner Bros. Records
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Recorded  November 1978 A&R Studios, New York
Genres  Jazz, Smooth jazz, Vocal jazz
Similar  One Bad Habit, Burchfield Nines, The Art of Tea, Sleeping Gypsy, Blue Pacific

Michael franks tiger in the rain full album 1979

Tiger in the Rain is a jazz vocal album by singer/songwriter Michael Franks, released in 1979 on Warner Bros. Records.


It is the first album he made that did not use the producing team of Tommy LiPuma, Al Schmitt and Lee Hershberg. The album features lots of horns, strings, vocals and includes a large rhythm section all arranged and produced by John Simon. Franks, who is best known for his unique vocal style lends a hand not only on guitar, but also on banjo and mandolin. Also present here are some celebrated jazz figures.

Michael franks tiger in the rain

Track listing

All tracks written by Michael Franks.

  • Remastered by Lee Herschberg
  • Audio mixed by Glenn Berger
  • Personnel

  • Michael Franks - vocals, guitar, banjo and mandolin
  • Joe Caro - guitars
  • Bucky Pizzarelli - guitars
  • Kenny Barron - piano
  • Bob Leinbach - electric organ
  • Paul Griffin - electric organ
  • Lew Soloff - piccolo trumpet
  • Claudio Roditi - trumpet
  • Randy Brecker - trumpet
  • Tom "Bones" Malone - trombone
  • Seldon Powell - saxophones
  • Lew Del Gatto - saxophone
  • George Young - saxophone and flute
  • Lou Marini - saxophone
  • David Liebman - flute
  • Howard Leshaw - flute
  • John Clark - French horn
  • Mike Mainieri - vibraphone & vocals
  • Ron Carter - acoustic bass
  • Rick Marotta - drums
  • Ben Riley - drums
  • Buddy Williams - drums
  • Errol "Crusher" Bennett - congas
  • Rubens Bassini - percussion
  • John Simon - percussion
  • Dominic Cortese - concertina and percussion
  • Flora Purim - background vocals
  • Maretha Stewart - background vocals
  • Hilda Harris - background vocals
  • String section:
  • Violins: Charles Libove, Harry Lookofsky, Lewis Eley, Anthony Posk, Harry Urbont, Joseph Malin, Richard Sortomme Viola: Harold Coletta, Richard Maximoff, Emanuel Vardi Cello: Abdul Wadud, Jesse Levy, Charles McCracken, Allan Shulman.


    2When It's Over3:07
    3Living on the Inside5:40


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