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The 8th album from The Manhattan Transfer
Vinyl = NM to MINT
COVER = EX
here is a bit about this release from Wiki....
Vocalese is the eighth studio album by Jazz band The Manhattan Transfer,
released in 1985 on the Atlantic Records. This album is considered to be
The Manhattan Transfer's most critically acclaimed album. It received 12
Grammy nominations, making it second only to Michael Jackson's Thriller as
the most nominated individual album. It also received extremely high ratings
from music critics, including a 4.5 out of 5 stars rating from Allmusic.
The album peaked at number 2 on the Top Jazz Albums and number 74 on the
The album's title Vocalese refers to a style of music that sets lyrics to
previously recorded jazz instrumental pieces. The vocals then reproduce the
sound and feel of the original instrumentation. Jon Hendricks, proficient in this art,
composed all of the lyrics for this album.