Posted at 12:45 pm by Lee Lessack
STILL WITHIN THE SOUND OF MY VOICE: THE SONGS OF LINDA RONSTADT, is the studio recording of the award winning concert created by Broadway veteran Elizabeth Ward Land (AMAZING GRACE, MEMPHIS, THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL). Touching on genres ranging from rock, country, folk, big band and mariachi, Elizabeth Ward Land finds her perfect vocal match in this salute to the great Linda Ronstadt. With gorgeous arrangements and soaring vocals in songs from the Rock and Roll Hall of Famers vast catalogue, including YOU’RE NO GOOD, BLUE BAYOU, FRENESI, and LONG, LONG TIME, the album promises something for every music lover.
Posted at 6:57 am by Lee Lessack
Jazz vocalist Sharon Azrieli enchants us with this romantic Michel Legrand songbook. Tracks include Legrand classics such as the Oscar-winning “Windmills from your Mind” and the unearthed title track “Secret Places”. Ms. Azrieli is known for her “top-drawer cabaret-jazz” singing, which “has, always, a naturalistic freshness … with balance and grace.” [Blogcritics]. Tracks in English and French.
Posted at 7:56 am by Lee Lessack
A romantic celebration of some of Jerome Kern’s greatest hits. Fresh and imaginative arrangements highlight his work with some of his best collaborators such as Harbach, Hammerstein, Parker, and Mercer.
Posted at 1:45 pm by Peter
With a program deftly balanced between familiar favorites (“Almost Like Being in Love”- Frederick Loewe; “If Ever I Would Leave you,” – Loewe; “On a Clear Day You Can See Forever” Burton Lane) and delicious rarities (“My Last Love” What’s Up; “I Never Met a Rose,” The little Prince and “Try Love” My Man Godfrey) Steve Ross (the “smoothest cabaret act in the world”)