All Because Of You – Rob Bargad
As delightful as an old-fashioned standard, but refreshingly contemporary. A perfect pick for vocalists looking to pep up a set full of ballads.
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- Recording: Carolyn Leonhart - Steal The Moon
- Recorded on: January 12, 13 & June 21, 1999
- Label: Sunnyside (SSC 1086D)
- Concert Key: B-flat
- Vocal Range: Mezzo Soprano, G3 to B-flat4
- Style: Swing (medium)
- Voice - Carolyn Leonhart
- Piano - Rob Bargad
- Bass - Jay Leonhart
- Drums - Billy Drummond
It also works well with a more aggressive 4-feel (walking bass) throughout as demonstrated in the out chorus of this recording out.
Lyric Description: Rob Bargad's exuberant lyric celebrates a new love that is so all-consuming that it distracts the singer with constant daydreams.
If another key would be better for you, send the key you'd like to Don and we'll post the transposition on the website for purchase. If you're not sure which key is best, send us your range and we'll work with you to figure out the best key.
Steely Dan vocalist Carolyn Leonhart is now married to tenor saxophonist/composer Wayne Escoffery. They have recorded several albums together.
born on September 7, 1962
Boston-native Rob Bargad is an accomplished pianist, organist, composer, songwriter, arranger, producer and teacher. In 1984 he began his jazz career accompanying Little Jimmy Scott and Dakota Staton in New York City. He toured the United States as the pianist for vibes master Lionel Hampton, the Harper Brothers and most notably, the late cornetist Nat Adderley. Rob played and recorded with Adderley for eight years. Read more...