Results for "Ekapa"
Track listing: Darn That Dream: I Got it Bad (And That Ain't Good); I Could Write a Book; I Should Care; Spring Will Be a Little Late This Year; Solitude; The Man I Love; Your Love Has Faded; I'm Glad There is You; Soon; Lover Man; A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square.
by Donald Elfman
This recording belongs alongside the famous Reprise recording of Duke Ellington Presents the Dollar Brand Trio (Warner Bros., 1963)--now Abdullah Ibrahim. It comes from the same period and introduced the world to Ibrahim's then girlfriend, Beattie Benjamin (now Sathima Bea Benjamin). Actually, Benjamin heard Ellington in Zurich and convinced him to come hear Brand perform. Ellington ...
Track listing: 01. Ah! Sweet Mistery of Life (Victor Herbert/Rida Johnson Young) - 2:31 02. I Got It Bad and That Ain't Good (Duke Ellington/Paul Francis Webster) - 4:34 03. Africa (Sathima Bea Benjamin) - 8:08 04. Indian Summer (Victor Herbert/Al Dubin) - 6:23 05. It Never Entered My Mind (Richard Rogers & Lorenz Hart) - 3:44 06. I Only Have Eyes for You (Harry Warren/Al Dubin) - 5:58 07. Memories of You (Eubie Blake/Andy Razaf) - 5:00 08. Music (Sathima Bea Benjamin) - 6:02 09. Lush Life (Billy Strayhorn) - 6:28 10. Children of Soweto (Sathima Bea Benjamin) - 5:54 11. I'll Follow My Secret Heart (Noel Coward) - 4:00 12. Loveless Love/Careless Love (W.C. Handy/Spencer Williams) - 8:55
by AAJ Italy Staff
Il nome di Sathima Bea Benjamin è legato a quello del pianista Dollar Brand (al secolo Abdullah Ibrahim) ed all'esilio dei due dalla natia Sudafrica a New York ed all'Europa. La coppia si è spesso esibita insieme, ma come si può vedere dai bei nomi che l'affiancano in questa antologia di brani tratti dai numerosi album ...
Track listing: Ah! Sweet Mystery of Life; I Got It Bad and That Ain't Good; Africa; Indian Summer; It Never Entered My Mind; I Only Have Eyes for You; Memories of You; Music; Lush Life; Children of Soweto; I'll Follow My Secret Heart; Loveless Love/Careless Love
by AAJ Staff
To celebrate her recent septuagenarian status, vocalist Sathima Bea Benjamin selected twelve tracks spanning eight releases for inclusion on SongSpirit, from her first early-'60s sessions to her latest disc (Musical Echoes, 2002), in essence releasing a greatest hits compilation--though who in jazz makes hit records?! Benjamin wisely selects an array of gems, particularly ...
by Andrew Rowan
Legions of jazz singers are out there these days with good chops and solid work. What is often missing, however, is that individual spark, those personal qualities that set the singer apart from the rest. Sathima Bea Benjamin possesses that spark, with a unique, aching quality in her voice that meshes well with the spirituality that ...
by Michael P. Gladstone
Having had the pleasure of hearing the most recent of Sathima Bea Benjamin's albums, Musical Echoes, some six months ago, I'm hesitant to add any more superlatives now that this retrospective look at the career of one of our finest jazz vocalists is about to be released. SongSpirit covers recordings made from 1963-2002. This collection of ...