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Laura Ainsworth

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Granddaughter of a 1920's female jazz pianist and daughter of legendary big band saxophonist Billy Ainsworth of the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, Laura Ainsworth has classic supper club jazz in her DNA. The Dallas-based singer has a pure, rich tone and nearly three-octave range that has attracted some of the best jazz players in the Southwest to her side, including 2011 "Dallas Jazz Musician of the Year" Brian Piper, to create her shows that combine her contemporary sense of humor with the elegant style of the great supper club performers of the '40s and '50s. Her debut CD, "Keep It To Yourself," featuring the Brian Piper Trio and several great guest musicians, spans the decades, from fresh twists on standards like "Skylark" and "Love For Sale" to forgotten gems from the 1920's- '50s, to contemporary tracks, like the sexy but hilarious title song.

Album

Cocktail

Label: Self Produced
Released: 2015
Track listing: That’s Love; Flying Home; Bali Ha’I; Baby Doll; I’ll Be Easy to Find; One Mint Julep; Scotch & Soda; Lonely View; Mr. Paganini; Would You Like to Take a Walk – I get Ideas; Let’s Misbehave; You. You. And Especially You; Lonely View Reprise.

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Article: Album Review

Rose Colella: Cocktail

Read "Cocktail" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey


Vocalist Rose Colella is from Chicago. And so is vocalist Paul Marinaro ( Without a Song (Self Produced, 2013)). It is no coincidence. Colella and Marinaro duet on the medley “Would You Like to Take a Walk--I get Ideas" on her present Cocktails. They shared a holiday duet on a steamy and good-natured “Baby, It's Cold ...

Album

Cocktail

Label: BMG Zomba Production Music
Released: 0


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