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Songs to Aging Children Come

Read "Songs to Aging Children Come" reviewed by Mary Foster Conklin

This week we celebrate new releases by vocalist Cyrille Aimee, pianist Betty Bryant, saxophonist Jazmin Ghent and we give a look at some interesting old and new duets of songs by Joni Mitchell, including a new single by Carol Lipnik and Rachelle Garniez in the final hour. Then some shout outs to Barbara Carroll, Etta James, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Jerome Kern and Bob Mintzer, among others. Playlist Adi Meyerson “Rice & Beans" from Where We Stand (A:M Records) ...

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Etta James: Blue Gardenia

Read "Blue Gardenia" reviewed by Dave Nathan

Etta James has been one of the foremost R & B and blues singer this country has produced. She has also demonstrated on many occasions that she can easily bring her hard charging style successfully to standards and traditional pop tunes, especially those to which she readily adapts her special singing style. Over the years, the voice has coarsened and the delivery mellowed a bit. But she can still hit you with that pain and anguish that have characterized her ...


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