Tete Montoliu (p), Eric Peter (b), Peer Wyboris (d), Elia Fleta (vcl)
Reference: FSRCD 050
01. Lush Life (Strayhorn)
02. This Can't Be Love (Rodgers-Hart)
03. Satin Doll (Ellington)
04. Honeysuckle Rose (Waller)
05. My Romance (Rodgers-Hart)
06. I Fall In Love To Easily (Cahn-Styne)
07. Love For Sale (Porter)
08. Cor Inquiet (My Foolish Heart) (Young, Adap. J.M. Espinàs)
09. Les Fulles Mortes (Les Feuilles Mortes) (Prévert-Kosma, Adap. J.M .Espinàs)
Tracks #1-4, from the 7-inch EP Concentric 6043-ZC
Tracks #6-9, from the 7-inch EP Concentric 6038-ZC
Track #5, previously unissued
Elia Fleta (vocals), Tete Montoliu (piano), Eric Peter (bass), Peer Wyboris (drums).
Recorded in Barcelona, 1966
Sound engineer: Daniel Darbonell
Photography: Maspons + Ubiña
Artwork: Antoni Pons
Produced for CD release by Jordi Pujol
"Blind Catalonian pianist Tete Montoliu evidently introduced singer Elia Fleta on this 1966 session, but it could have been a more interesting date if the pianist had been showcased a bit more. Fleta has a pleasant voice, even if her vocals sung in English are a bit heavily accented and she has a tendency to overdo things at times. Montoliu is flawless in his role as accompanist (along with bassist Eric Peter and drummer Peer Wyboris), though with each performance running under three minutes, there is little exposure for any of them [...]"
Ken Dryden -All Music Guide
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