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NYJO Featuring Atila the Killer Diller: Something Old, Something New

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Great Britain's superlative National Youth Jazz Orchestra, which celebrates its fortieth birthday in October (how the time does fly!), has had a number of topnotch vocalists through the years, most of them female--Jenny Howe, Annabel Williams, Jacqui Hicks, Lorraine Craig, Sheena Davies, Sumudu Jayatilaka--and now comes their male counterpart, personable Atila Huseyin, nicknamed by the band Atila the Killer Diller.

To me, Atila hasn't yet earned the status of Killer Diller, but I'm a tough sell, having grown up listening to such giants as Frank Sinatra, Mel Tormé, Billy Eckstine, Joe Williams, Bing Crosby, Matt Dennis, Dean Martin and, more ...



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