1619 Broadway – The Brill Building Project

1619 Broadway: The Brill Building Project is a 2012 album by Kurt Elling, recorded as a tribute to the songwriters of the Brill Building in New York City.[1]

1619 Broadway: The Brill Building Project
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Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 25, 2012 (2012-09-25)
RecordedMay 3–5, 2012
Sear Sound, New York, NY
GenreVocal jazz
ProducerChris Dunn
Kurt Elling
Laurence Hobgood
Kurt Elling chronology
The Gate
1619 Broadway: The Brill Building Project
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3.5/5 stars[1]

At the 55th Annual Grammy Awards, Elling was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Album for his performance on this album, losing to Radio Music Society by Esperanza Spalding.

Track listingEdit

1."On Broadway"Jerry Leiber, Barry Mann, Mike Stoller, Cynthia Weil6:17
2."Come Fly with Me"Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen6:22
3."You Send Me"Sam Cooke5:00
4."I Only Have Eyes for You"Al Dubin, Harry Warren5:42
5."I'm Satisfied"Ernie Freeman, Mann, Weil2:51
6."A House Is Not a Home"Burt Bacharach, Hal David7:01
7."Shoppin' for Clothes"Kent Harris, Leiber, Stoller3:30
8."So Far Away"Carole King6:00
9."Pleasant Valley Sunday"Gerry Goffin, Carole King3:20
10."An American Tune"Paul Simon5:27
11."Tutti for Cootie"Duke Ellington, Jimmy Hamilton5:23




  • Phil Galdston - A&R
  • Mary Hogan
  • Larissa Collins - art direction
  • Ted Tuthill - assistant engineer
  • Kevin Harper - assistant
  • Owen Mulholland
  • Seth Presant - engineer, mixing
  • Chris Allen - engineer
  • Neil Tesser - liner notes
  • Paul Blakemore - mastering
  • Neal Ashby - package design
  • Chris Dunn - producer
  • Darryl Pitt


  1. ^ a b "1619 Broadway at Allmusic". Retrieved 3 July 2013.