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What the World Needs Now: Stan Getz Plays Burt Bacharach and Hal David

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What the World Needs Now: Stan Getz Plays Burt Bacharach and Hal David
Studio album by
Released1968
RecordedDecember 2, 1966, August 30–31, 1967 and February 14, 1968
StudioVan Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, Ter-Mar Recording Studio, Chicago, Illinois and A&R Recording Studio, New York City
GenreJazz
Length46:12
LabelVerve
V/V6 8752
ProducerEsmond Edwards
Stan Getz chronology
Sweet Rain
(1967)
What the World Needs Now: Stan Getz Plays Burt Bacharach and Hal David
(1968)
The Song Is You
(1969)

What the World Needs Now: Stan Getz Plays Burt Bacharach and Hal David is an album by saxophonist Stan Getz which was released on the Verve label in 1968.[1][2]

Reception

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic2.5/5 stars[3]
The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings3/4 stars[4]

The Allmusic review by Richard S. Ginell stated "this isn't one of Getz's better gigs; his tone is not in the best of shape, and he sounds bored with some of the tunes".[3]

Track listing

All compositions by Burt Bacharach and Hal David except where noted.

  1. "Wives and Lovers" - 3:36
  2. "The Windows of the World" - 2:43
  3. "The Look of Love" - 2:39
  4. "Any Old Time of Day" - 3:33
  5. "Alfie" - 2:51
  6. "In Times Like These" - 2:44
  7. "A House Is Not a Home" - 4:13
  8. "Trains and Boats and Planes" - 3:01
  9. "What the World Needs Now Is Love" - 2:58
  10. "In Between the Heartaches" [edited master take] - 2:17
  11. "Walk on By" - 3:32
  12. "A House Is Not a Home" [alternate take] - 4:25 Bonus track on CD reissue
  13. "In Between the Heartaches" [partial alternate take] - 2:35 Bonus track on CD reissue
  14. "My Own True Love" (Max Steiner, Mack David) - 2:29 Bonus track on CD reissue
  15. "Tara's Theme" (Max Steiner) - 2:36 Bonus track on CD reissue
  • Recorded at Van Gelder Studio in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey on December 2, 1966 (tracks 3, 14 & 15), at Ter-Mar Recording Studio in Chicago, Illinois on August 30 & 31, 1967 (tracks 1, 2, 4, 6-8, 11 & 12), and A&R Recording Studio, New York City (tracks 5, 9, 10 & 13)

Personnel

References

  1. ^ Stan Getz Catalog, accessed July 25, 2016
  2. ^ Stan Getz discography, accessed July 25, 2016
  3. ^ a b Ginell, Richard S.. What the World Needs Now: Stan Getz Plays Bacharach and David – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved July 25, 2016.
  4. ^ Cook, Richard; Morton, Brian (2008). The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings (9th ed.). Penguin. p. 546. ISBN 978-0-141-03401-0.
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