Download Booklet Save to bookmarks. Repertoire 1. If you love those Jazz percussion and guitars, this definitely a great album for you, be it to test on your Hi-Fi system or for casual evening listening for relaxation. This I Just Wanna Be With You - Vanessa Fernandez - Use Me (SACD gives me a relaxing feeling of how to enjoy good music. Ying Tan, president of Groove Note and the album's producer, brought a test pressing of it to the show, and I was sitting in the center chair as he was just about to play it.
Josh Bizar, the marketing director for Music Direct and Mobile Fidelity, was also in the room, and before the music began, he made a short speech about I Just Wanna Be With You - Vanessa Fernandez - Use Me (SACD album. I can't quote him reliably so long after the fact, but his point was that amongst so many reissues and re-reissues, the new album we Franz Lambert - Top-Hits 3 about to hear reminded us why we were audiophiles: for the music.
Amen, I thought, followed by, This had better be something special. It was. However, it was only after receiving the album that I discovered the roots of the accomplishment. After reissuing many jazz and classical chestnuts on his Original Recordings Group label, Ying was interested in producing a session of new music for Groove Note, the label he founded nearly twenty years ago.
Fernandez's previous recordings were rooted in ambient music and electronica, but she and Ying discovered that they shared a love of Curtis Mayfield. Fernandez avoids vocal ostentation, and the songs are all the better for it. I could call Mayfield's own "Here But I'm Gone" my personal fave from Use Me, but the rest have a way of slowly getting under the skin, which is a way of saying that they are "a really splendid group" and hold together as a collection.
Veteran Los Angeles session players, including Leland Sklar on bass, comprise the backing band, Album), as with Fernandez's singing, they play with restraint and feeling. Engineer Michael C. The sound is smooth, dynamic and big, with massive weight and presence. Use Me is demo material, you won't hear a better-sounding record this year or next. The spectacular sound I Just Wanna Be With You - Vanessa Fernandez - Use Me (SACD enhances the finely wrought, infectious music.
Let the countdown to the follow-up begin. Ross to analog tape. Fernandez steals the show with a voice that is as unlikely as her cover photo would have you Album) "funky black chick". She's no poseur though. If you have any such notions start with side 3's opener, a cover of Bill Withers' 'Use Me,' which is from where the album gets it title. To read Fremer's full review, click here. Groove Note and ORG reissue producer Ying Tan decided that Fernandez Album) the audiophile recording treatment and so brought her to Ocean Way Recording in Los Angeles in mid-January to record this album to analog tape in five sessions.
King and others. Vocals are tremendously dynamic no compression or limiting usedwith superb presence and detail for all other instruments including the drum set. The album introduces and throws the spotlight on the fantastic voice of the Singaporean vocalist Fernandez. This is a great group of top LA musicians backing superlative performances by a great new singer!!!
There are many records and labels who declare themselves to be of "audiophile quality. Ratings from Michael Fremer AnalogPlanet. Vanessa Fernandez - Use Me. Add to Cart. Hard Times 2. That Loving Feeling Morgan Heritage - New Sign New Time. Use Me 2.
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