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billie holiday "lady in satin" 1958

A harrowing classic, Billie Holiday’s personal favorite among her ’50s albums captures the singer 17 months before her death, her once honeyed voice, scarred and weakened from punishing life, its ravages highlighted by the 1958 session’s crisp sonics and the contrasting … Continuar a ler

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francis albert sinatra & antónio carlos jobim 1967

The legendary Ol’ Blue Eyes sings the Bossa Nova icon’s compositions and does more than justice to his songs. His interpretations are awesomely beautiful and incredibly enchanting. He covers these songs with utmost confidence considering that these songs are not … Continuar a ler

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sarah vaughan "o som brasileiro de sarah vaughan" 1978

This disc is an example. It has Brazil inside and was recorded by one of the best singers ever known. Definitely, it could not be out of our collection. It has only Brazilian musicians, including a special participation of Maestro … Continuar a ler

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ella fitzgerald "ella abraça jobim" 1981

Granted, Ella’s voice was a mere shadow of her glory years, but her control of her lower register was impeccable. Of course, her scatting, especially on “The Boy from Impanema,” was hard hitting. mateo’s world music 

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johnny hartman "i just drop by to say hello" 1963

johnny hartman sings for a room lit only by a few candles. his baritone hovers over the air, draping all in a warm blanket. his choice of songs convey the feelings and the thoughts that complete the scene. hank jones … Continuar a ler

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familiar faces

The Corner House-Band, Cornerhouse Jazz Season 25 July 2009: Chris Payne, Otto Smart, Roger Quigley, Jamie Finlay. From facebook a jazz session with Roger Quigley (At Swim Two Birds, The Montgolfier Brothers) and Otto Smart (The Otto Show, The Montgolfier … Continuar a ler

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chet baker "sings" 1952

I don’t think Chet Baker would be rated by most casual jazz fans as the best male vocalist of his era…probably, he wouldn’t be number one even for the trumpet on most lists.  Som do roque

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