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Diane Marino: I Hear Music

Read "I Hear Music" reviewed by Nicholas F. Mondello


"I Hear Music," from Nashville-based vocalist, pianist and arranger Diane Marino, is a twelve-track retrospective of selections--famous and not so--drawn from the Songbook, as well as being associated with such great artists as Dakota Staton, Ella Fitzgerald, Anita O'Day, and others. The opener, the rarely heard “I Hear Music," is Marino's fine upbeat take on an old Burton Lane & Frank Loesser tune from a forgetable pre-WWII film, “Dancing on a Dime" (Paramount Pictures, 1940). It is ...

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Diane Marino: On The Street Where You Live

Read "On The Street Where You Live" reviewed by Michael P. Gladstone


On her second album, singer-pianist Diane Marino presents eleven tracks of standards, jazz standards and five Brazilian-oriented selections. Her preference for the latter songs reflects her fluent Portuguese. These tunes are delivered with what sounds like a more Hispanic vocal and certainly has no affectations of American vocal versions of the same material. It would the difference between hearing Jobim being sung by Gal Costa and then by Joyce. Only “Once I Loved" is performed in English. “Toucans Dance," a ...


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