“Close Your Eyes” by Lila Ammons
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The Nearness of You (Self Produced) by Lila Ammons
Sultry, vampy cool. Why no one has written a tune called Close Your
Ears escapes us, Ciley Myrus...double dare you. Duba duba do yah.
Written by Bernice Petkere (dubbed the "Queen of Tinpan Alley," Ammons takes a vibrant "swing" at one of Petkere's most popular tunes, "Close Your Eyes." “She [Lila Ammons] can make a common standard beautifully uncommon, and brings charm and passion to tunes that deserve more attention.” –Jazz Police
Lila Ammons: vocals;
Houston Person: tenor sax;
James Weidman: piano;
Steve Williams: drums.
Leon Dorsey, bass
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