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Doug Ferony: It Had To Be You: The Lovers CD

Read "It Had To Be You: The Lovers CD" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

Vocalist Doug Ferony belongs in the same company as Roger Cairns and Tom Culver. These are durable male vocalists, conservative in their performance and interpretation approach, with distinctive voices in their own right. They are modern keepers-of-the-flame out of the Frank Sinatra/Tony Bennett tradition. Jazz singers? Maybe. Song Stylists? Absolutely. Ferony has made a career singing ...

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Tom Culver: Tom Culver Sings Johnny Mercer: I Remember You

Read "Tom Culver Sings Johnny Mercer: I Remember You" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

Johnny Mercer was a class act as a lyricist. He, alone, could well populate the jazz songbook of standards. Singer Tom Culver pays special tribute to Mercer with I Remember You, a sporting collection of Mercer's finest that include “Day In, Day Out," “Skylark," “Moon River," and the title cut. Culver is a vocalist cut from ...

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Roger Cairns: Let's...

Read "Let's..." reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

On the heels of his recently released The Dream of Olwen (Self Produced, 2010), it is worth considering Roger Cairns' previous recording, Let's..., which was a nice evolution from his first American release, A Scot in LA (Self Produced, 2006).

Roger Cairns is a student of The Great American Songbook. Rather than wearing ...

Roger Cairns: A Scot in LA

Read "A Scot in LA" reviewed by Michael P. Gladstone

Without knowing if the title of A Scot In LA is an intentional play on words on Sting's “An Englishman in New York," I rather like this album and must credit Roger Cairns for his vocal style as well as the majority of the selected tunes.

The liner information tell us that as a ...