14 Song Collection Arranged And Conducted By Andrew Cottee - First Single “No Moon At All” Out Now

Multi-Grammy nominated singer, Seth MacFarlane, announces his 7th studio album, Blue Skies (Verve/Republic) set for release on May 20th. The 14-track collection of swinging tunes showcases acclaimed arranger and conductor Andrew Cottee’s deft take on an uptempo album full of modern big band jazz orchestrations. The first track off the upbeat set is the classic jazz standard, “No Moon At All.” You can listen to the song and pre-order the album here. You can watch the accompanying lyric video here.

Recorded at the celebrated Abbey Road studios, Blue Skies features an all-star group of musicians enlisted by MacFarlane including Chuck Berghofer (Bass), Peter Erskine (Drums), Larry Koonse (Guitar), Dan Higgins (Alto Sax), and Tom Ranier (piano). Together, with longtime friend, collaborator, and producer, Joel McNeely, and superb engineer, Rich Breen, the album covers compositions by musical writing luminaries that include Irving Berlin, Sammy Cahn, Edward Heyman and Frank Loesser.

Track listing:

1. It's You or No One

2. No Moon At All

3. You'll Get Yours

4. A Hundred Years From Today

5. If I Were A Bell

6. Out of Nowhere

7. On Green Dolphin Street

8. That Old Feeling

9. Blue Skies

10. It Could Happen to You

11. I Didn't Know About You

12. You Turned The Tables On Me

13. Never In A Million Years

14. Unless I Do It All With You

MacFarlane has released six studio albums: Music Is Better Than Words, Holiday For Swing, No One Ever Tells You, In Full Swing, Once In A While and Great Songs From Stage & Screen. Critically lauded, these albums garnered MacFarlane several No. 1 debuts on the iTunes Jazz Charts and a total of six Grammy nominations. MacFarlane has also performed with the legendary composer John Williams at the Hollywood Bowl, duetted with Barbra Streisand and joined numerous celebrated symphonies including Boston, San Francisco, Atlanta, Chicago, Baltimore, and the National Symphony Orchestra.

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