Results for "Give Me The Simple Life"
By Joe Alterman
Label: Miles High Records
Track listing: Georgia On My Mind; Give Me The Simple Life; The First Night Home; Pure Imagination; An Affair To Remember; I Guess I'll Have To Dream The Rest; Kelly's Blues; Why Try To Change Me Now?; Why Do I Love You?; Biscuits; They Say It's Spring; I'm Yours.
by C. Michael Bailey
Bruce Lindsey, in his review of Joe Alterman's Give Me The Simple Life, notes that the young pianist has..."the feel of a musician who's been immersed in his chosen music for decades." Citing Errol Garner, Oscar Peterson and Red Garland as influences, Altman betrays influences that further give bona fides to his experience beyond youth. Chief ...
by Bruce Lindsay
There's a tension for many young jazz musicians, between the desire to start recording and the rather contrary need to develop technically and aesthetically before going public. Sometimes there is no tension: Joe Alterman is a case in point. The pianist may be a mere stripling in his early 20s, but he has the technique, the ...
By Sara Lazarus
Label: Dreyfus Records
Track listing: It's Crazy; Once Upon A Summertime; Some Of My Best Friends Are The Blues; Get Out Of Town; He Was Too Good To Me; Give Me The Simple Life; Morning; Foolin' Myself; I'm Thru With Love; This Can't Be Love; September Song; Smile.
by Michael P. Gladstone
Sara Lazarus' debut recording, Give Me The Simple Life, shows her to be a gifted jazz vocalist with a real ability to swing. The dozen selections on the recording are well balanced, including ballads, blues and bossa. Lazarus brings a natural jazz sensibility to these songs and there is no hint of artificiality in her vocals.