Eastwind Import is your online shop for Japanese & European jazz CDs & LPs, and a great resource for audiophiles!
   
   Shopping Cart:  Now in your Cart
Latest News
Check out items with reduced prices! Go to the ON SALE section for LPs & CDs up to 50% off!
* Check out the new Single Layer SACD reissue series from Venus Records in the SACD-Jazz section!
* Take a look at our Jazz vinyl LP selection!!
* Special audiophile formats from Japan: SHM-SACD, Blu-spec CD, HQCD and SHM-CD!
Featured Products
Audio Gear
New Arrivals
ON SALE
Jazz CD - Labels
Vocal
Rare Reissues
Big Band
Rock/Blues/Pop/Other
Vinyl - Jazz
Vinyl - Other
Classical - Labels
Gold CD
SHM-SACD
SHM-CD
HQCD
Blu-spec CD
XRCD-Jazz/Blues
XRCD-Classical
SACD-Jazz
SACD-Rock/Other
SACD-Classical
DVD-A/DualDisc
DVD-Video
Artist: A-E
Artist: F-J
Artist: K-O
Artist: P-T
Artist: U-Z
Follow us on Facebook and Eastwind Import Blog!

If you want to receive our email newsletter, please sign up here.

Our mobile site is now up and running! Now you can browse and purchase any product with ease using your smartphone!

Product Details

Here I Am by Amanda Brecker
Here I Am by Amanda Brecker at Eastwind Import
<<Back to Listings


In stock: Ships within 2 business days

Artist/Band:Amanda Brecker
Name:Here I Am
Cat No.:XQDJ-1007
Performed by:Amanda Brecker (vocal)
Ross Traut (guitar)
Mike Ricchiuti (keyboard,piano)
Zev Katz (electric bass)
Ray Marchica (drums)
Randy Brecker (flugelhorn,trumpet)
Eliane Elias (piano)
Andy Snitzer (sax)
Description:Winner of Swing Journal 2008 Jazz Disc New Star Award!
Swing Journal Gold Disc!


This is a highly anticipated debut album by Amanda Brecker, singer songwriter and daughter of trumpeter Randy Brecker and pianist/singer Eliane Elias! With the help of arranger David Matthews and very capable musicians, Amanda impresses with her beautiful, pure voice and wows with her excellent songwriting skills.

Make no mistake, this is a pop album. But it is executed with jazz sensibilities and superb musicianship, making it thoroughly enjoyable by sophisticated adults. There are diverse cover songs that range from Norah Jones, John Meyer, Bonnie Raitt, Huey Lewis and The News, Keri Noble and Shania Twain. Arranger Matthews gives each song a slight twist and provides appropriate sonic background.

But, in my opinion, the strongest tunes in this impressive debut album are Amanda's originals. She sings "Novo Lugar" in both Porguguese (her mother's native tongue) and English. Her ballads "Wasted Time" and "Thinking Of You" are worthy of being covered by other singers. The proud father and mother make guest appearances, as well as star saxophonist Andy Snitzer, to provide musical support.

This is, indeed, a very impressive debut album that seems to increase its value with repeated listening. I like it!

Produced by Shigeyuki Kawashima and David Matthews. All songs arranged by David Matthews. Recorded in New York on March 2-4 & 8, 2008.
Eastwind Import Price:
$36.00
Add to Cart 

Album Tracks:
1. Sunrise
2. Novo Lugar
3. Wasted TimeMP3 Sample
4. Your Body Is A Wonderland
5. I Can't Make You Love Me
6. Here I AmMP3 Sample
7. Is It Possible
8. If This Is It
9. Talk To MeMP3 Sample
10. Thinking Of You
11. Up!
12. Lovetalk
We Accept
Acceptance Mark
Home   |   Products   |   About Us   |   How to Order   |   Shopping Cart   |   Contact Us   |   Links
Copyright © 2019 Eastwind Import. All Rights Reserved.