Robin Work & the Steve Rudolph Trio: Pure Imagination
But this is not an album devoted solely to sad songs reciting sad stories of sad people. "I've Got the World on a String" is a nice well-conceived medium tempo. Again, Work uses her low voice to give this tune a different hearing than one usually gets with this song. On an upbeat "Robbin's Nest", she cleverly scats in a few bars from the "Trolley Song". The Steve Rudolph Trio is especially sensitive to the special demands of Work's style and marvelously accommodates it. This album can be purchased from www.steverudolph.com and www.randlrecords.com.
Track Listing: Medley: This Can't Be Love/Robbin's Nest; Pure Imagination; Polka Dots and Moonbeams; It's Probably Me; Ballad of the Sad Young Men; Medley: Dindi/If You Never Come to Me; Spring Can Really Hang You up the Most; Waltz for Debbie; Tell Me all about It; Some other Spring; I've Got the World on a String
Personnel: Robin Work - Vocals; Steve Rudolph - Piano; Paul Langosch - Bass; Bill Goodwin - Drums
Record Label: R & L Records