Album Remarks & Appraisals:
With his Concord Records debut album -- I'll Take Romance -- Tyrell delivers the romantic goods in boatloads.
Personnel: Shari Zippert, Michele Richards, Gina Kronstadt, Jenny Takamatsu, Diane Rammon, Nancy Roth, Lesa Terry, Neel Hammond, Mark Cargill (violin); Robin Ross, Jimbo Ross, Philip Rammon, Rodney Wirtz (viola); David Mann (alto saxophone); Lawrence Feldman (tenor saxophone); Lou Marini (baritone saxophone); Randy Brecker (trumpet); Mike Davis (trombone).
Audio Mixer: Bill Schnee.
Recording information: Deep Diner Studios; Kilgore Sound, New York, NY; Schnee Studios; Steve's House, Los Angeles, CA; Tyrell Music.
Arranger: Bob Mann.
An homage to the Great American Songbook, vocalist Steve Tyrell's 2012 studio album I'll Take Romance features the singer on various classics of American popular song. Featured are such compositions as "That's All," "Taking a Chance on Love," and more. Also included are Tyrell's versions of such R&B classics as Etta James' "At Last," Sam Cooke's "(I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons," and the Supremes' "You Turn Me Around."