The jazzy “Take A Chance (Gotta Get Happy)” sways to the atmospheric cadence of Grace Marino’s affecting vocals and cool-cat instrumentation.
The previously unheard 11-song set list from Frank Sinatra’s 1971 retirement party provides the perfect foundation for HBO’s exhaustive new biopic.
Listen as Frank Sinatra sustains the words until you hear the cracks in his voice and, you become certain, his heart.
A highlight of ‘Ultimate Sinatra,’ everything is in place on Frank Sinatra’s Count Basie collaboration “Best is Yet to Come.” And then it surprises you.
Jose James’ new collection of classic Billie Holiday covers makes for a stellar, if somber, album. Yesterday I had the blues, indeed.
In February 1962, as Ernestine Anderson took the stage at a Seattle jazz club, the then-34 year old should have been consolidating her early successes.
A pre-release peek into “Life Lessons” showcases the incredible Grace Marino’s power and range in all of its ravishingly emotional splendor.
This brave song, written about the horror of racism long before the Civil Rights movement, is given a different complexity by Cassandra Wilson.
Eliane Elias is routinely connected with her Brazilian roots but, the truth is, “Brasil” begins her first full-length recording from back home since 1981.
Bob Dylan’s gently involving set of covers shouldn’t work, because the principal thing that’s always made him so galvanizing has been his fury.