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New Releases, Grammy Nominations Plus Celebrating Etta Jones and Gloria Lynne

Read "New Releases, Grammy Nominations Plus Celebrating Etta Jones and Gloria Lynne" reviewed by Mary Foster Conklin


This broadcast features new releases from Mariana Zwarg, Billy Stritch and Seth MacFarlane with a peek at the Grammy nominations plus birthday shoutouts to Etta Jones, Ethel Ennis, Leigh Pilzer, June Christy, Judy Carmichael, Maria Schneider and Gloria Lynne (pictured) among others. Thanks for listening and please support the artists you hear by purchasing their music during this time of lockdown.Playlist The Diva Jazz Orchestra “East Coast Andy" from Diva Jazz Orchestra -25th Anniversary Project (ArtistShare) 00:00 Etta ...

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Gloria Lynne: From My Heart To Yours

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What a pleasure it is to hear an artist sing a song simply with no frills and a heartfelt and warm delivery. This is what Gloria Lynne has done on her new album, a collection of standards and a couple of surprise choices with a superb band of David “Fathead" Newman (flute), John di Martino (piano), Greg Skaff (guitar), Leon Lee Dorsey (bass), Vincent Ector (drums) and PJ Allen (tambourine). Lynne is a seasoned performer experienced in ...

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Gloria Lynne: I Wish You Love

Read "I Wish You Love" reviewed by David Rickert


Back in 1965, Gloria Lynne's “I Wish You Love was the first song by a jazz singer to hit the top of the jazz, R&B, and pop charts at the same time. Lynne became an overnight star due to this obscure French tune that seemed to bewitch everyone who heard it. However, over time the record, like Gloria Lynne's output, fell by the wayside and eventually out of circulation. This CD resurrects that tune, along with the rest of the ...


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