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NEWS: BIRTHDAY

Jazz Musician of the Day: Sue Raney

Jazz Musician of the Day: Sue Raney

All About Jazz is celebrating Sue Raney's birthday today!

Sue Raney has one of the most beautiful voices in music. She is always in-tune, displays complete control over her vibrato, and has the rare gift of being able to interpret lyrics with such deep understanding that she makes them sound fresh, even if the words ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Alan Broadbent: Intimate Reflections on a Passion for Jazz

Read "Alan Broadbent: Intimate Reflections on a Passion for Jazz" reviewed by Victor L. Schermer

Pianist, composer, and arranger Alan Broadbent doesn't just “dig" jazz. He has a deep and enduring passion for it. Growing up in mid- 20th-century New Zealand, he quickly went beyond piano lessons to reading musical scores and learning jazz standards. Then, when the Dave Brubeck Quartet came to his relatively isolated hometown of Auckland, his love ...

NEWS: BIRTHDAY

Jazz Musician of the Day: Sue Raney

Jazz Musician of the Day: Sue Raney

All About Jazz is celebrating Sue Raney's birthday today!

Sue Raney has one of the most beautiful voices in music. She is always in-tune, displays complete control over her vibrato, and has the rare gift of being able to interpret lyrics with such deep understanding that she makes them sound fresh, even if the words ...

NEWS: VIDEO / DVD

Videos: Sue Raney, 1963

Videos: Sue Raney, 1963

In August 1963, West Coast singer Sue Raney appeared on the Australian TV program Brian Henderson's Bandstand. Henderson was a newsreader on the country's Nine Network and hosted its music show from 1958 to 1972. Sue was likely in Australia to perform and promote one of her Capitol releases. These videos of her performances went up at YouTube a ...

NEWS: BIRTHDAY

Jazz Musician of the Day: Sue Raney

Jazz Musician of the Day: Sue Raney

All About Jazz is celebrating Sue Raney's birthday today!

Sue Raney has one of the most beautiful voices in music. She is always in-tune, displays complete control over her vibrato, and has the rare gift of being able to interpret lyrics with such deep understanding that she makes them sound fresh, even if the words ...

NEWS: BIRTHDAY

Jazz Musician of the Day: Sue Raney

Jazz Musician of the Day: Sue Raney

All About Jazz is celebrating Sue Raney's birthday today!

Sue Raney has one of the most beautiful voices in music. She is always in-tune, displays complete control over her vibrato, and has the rare gift of being able to interpret lyrics with such deep understanding that she makes them sound fresh, even if the words ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Sue Raney: The Capitol Years

Sue Raney: The Capitol Years

Yesterday I spent the day writing and listening to Sue Raney's Capitol recordings between 1956 and 1960. Sue's voice during this period is like a bell shrouded in mist. Somehow she managed to surround her clear, ringing intonation with a breathy huskiness, forcing you to listen and relax at the same time. It was quite a ...

NEWS: BIRTHDAY

Jazz Musician of the Day: Sue Raney

Jazz Musician of the Day: Sue Raney

All About Jazz is celebrating Sue Raney's birthday today! Sue Raney has one of the most beautiful voices in music. She is always in-tune, displays complete control over her vibrato, and has the rare gift of being able to interpret lyrics with such deep understanding that she makes them sound fresh, even if the words are familiar. ...

ARTICLE: IN THE STUDIO

Jazz on the Screen: A Jazz and Blues Filmography

Read "Jazz on the Screen: A Jazz and Blues Filmography" reviewed by AAJ Staff

This article appears courtesy of David Meeker and the Library of Congress. Learn more about Jazz on Screen.

Overview of Jazz on the Screen

By David Meeker

The cultural, sociological and technical histories of jazz and motion pictures have run in parallel, sometimes intersecting, lines ever since both forms emerged ...

NEWS: BIRTHDAY

Jazz Musician of the Day: Sue Raney

Jazz Musician of the Day: Sue Raney

All About Jazz is celebrating Sue Raney's birthday today! Sue Raney has one of the most beautiful voices in music. She is always in-tune, displays complete control over her vibrato, and has the rare gift of being able to interpret lyrics with such deep understanding that she makes them sound fresh, even if the words are familiar. ...