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Anita O’Day

Diana Krall’s Godmothers

To Celebrate Diana Krall, whose birthday is today – Happy Birthday Diana – we have selected twelve ladies and twelve songs that Krall has covered afterwards. These ladies – “Diana Krall’s Godmothers” – are Julie London, Peggy Lee, Sarah Vaughan, Shirley Bassey, Judy Garland, Eartha Kitt, Ketty Lester, Doris Day, Anita O’Day, Astrud Gilberto, Dionne […]

Anita O’Day records ‘Waiter, Make Mine Blues,’ an album for…

Anita O’Day’s ‘Waiter, Make Mine Blues’ is an album recorded on August 1, October 4 and 7, 1960 and released in April 1961 By Verve Records. Track Listing : 1.That Old Feeling (Lew Brown, Sammy Fain) – 02:31 . 2.Angel Eyes (Earl Brent, Matt Dennis) – 03:42 . 3.The Thrill Is Gone (Lew Brown, Ray […]

Anita O’Day records with Oscar Peterson ‘Anita Sings the Most’…

Anita O’Day’s ‘Anita Sings the Most’ is an album recorded on January 31, 1957 with Oscar Peterson on piano and released the same year by Verve. Track Listing : 1.’S Wonderful/They Can’T Take That Away From Me (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 02:57 . 2.Tenderly (Walter Gross, Jack Lawrence) – 03:20 . 3.Old Devil Moon […]

Anita O’Day begins the recording of ‘Trav’lin’…

Anita O’Day’s ‘Trav’lin’ Light’ is an album (tribute to her idol Billie Holiday) recorded on January 18, 19, 1961 and released in 1961 By Verve. Track Listing : 1.Trav’Lin’ Light (Johnny Mercer, Jimmy Mundy, Trummy Young) – 03:36 . 2.The Moon Looks Down And Laughs (Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby, Sid Silvers) – 03:58 . 3.Don’T […]

Let’s Rock

From ‘Buddy’s Rock’ to ‘I Want To Rock’ , we have mixed 16 ‘Jazz‘ tunes around the theme of ‘Rock‘. It has Buddy Rich, Bradley Leighton, Johnny Hodges, Duke Ellington and many more.

Jazzin’Around Smoke Gets In Your Eyes

Starting and ending with Jerome Kern / Otto Harbach‘s composition ‘Smoke Gets In Your Eyes’, we have mixed 18 ‘Jazzy‘ tunes around the theme of ‘Jerome Kern / Otto Harbach‘. It has Andy Kirk And His Orchestra, Amalia Rodrigues , Cannonball Adderley, Chet Baker and many more.

Colours Moon

From ‘Blue Moon’ to ‘Strawberry Moon’ , we have mixed 16 ‘Jazz with a bit of Reggae and New-Orleans‘ tunes around the theme of ‘The Different Colours Of The Moon‘. It has Anita O’Day, Michel Legrand, Laurindo Almeida & Charlie Byrd, Cassandra Wilson and many more.

She Asks

From ‘What Kind Of Fool Am I’ to ‘Why must your love well be so dry’ , we have mixed 18 ‘Jazz‘ tunes around the theme of ‘Questions Women Ask‘. “She Asks” has Sarah Vaughan, Abbey Lincoln, Billie Holiday, Patsy Cline and many more.

Star-Studied

From ‘Lone Star Moon’ to ‘Star Dust’ , we have mixed 19 ‘Jazz & Latin‘ tunes around the theme of ‘Stars‘. “Star-Studied” has Bill Evans, Maria Bethania , Yusef Lateef, Perry Como and many more.

All the Things Oscar

From ‘I’ll Take Romance’ to ‘Climb Ev’ry Mountain’ , we have mixed 23 ‘Jazz‘ tunes written or co-written by ‘Oscar Hammerstein II‘. It has Terry Snyder, Antigua Jazz band, Lou Donaldson, Ella Fitzgerald and many more.

Hopes And Promises

From ‘Never Will I Marry’ to ‘I Will Always Love You’, we have mixed 18 ‘Jazz‘ tunes around the theme of ‘Impossible Hopes And Inconsequent Promises‘. It has Quincy Jones , Massimo Farao Trio, Pepe Jaramillo, Nancy Wilson and many more.

Morning Glories

From ‘What’s Your Story Morning Glory’ to ‘In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning’, we have mixed 19 ‘Jazz‘ tunes around the theme of ‘Morning‘. It has Stacey Kent, Billie Holiday, Room Eleven, Peggy Lee and many more.

Whoopee for Walter

From ‘My Buddy’ to ‘My baby just cares for me’, we have mixed 19 ‘Jazz‘ tunes written or co-written by ‘Walter Donaldson‘. It has Ray Charles, Anita O’day, Al Jolson, Frank Sinatra and many more.

The Song Is Kern

From ‘Why Do I Love You’ to ‘Pick Yourself Up’, we have mixed 20 ‘Jazz‘ tunes written or co-written by ‘Jerome Kern‘. It has Benny Golson, John Coltrane, Nina Simone, Charlie Parker and many more.

Irving Berlin…Always

From ‘Always’ to ‘Ive Got My Love To Keep Me Warm’, we have mixed 20 ‘Jazz‘ tunes written or co-written by ‘Irving Berlin‘. It has Stacey Kent, Billie Holiday, Ray Charles, Otis Redding and many more.

Come Warren Come Shine

From ‘An Affair to Remember’ to ‘Lullaby Of Broadway’, we have mixed 20 ‘Good Old Fashioned Jazz‘ tunes written or co-written by ‘Harry Warren‘. It has Ethel Waters, Jimmy Noone, Julie London, Betty Roche and many more.

Mercer, Man Of His Words

From ‘Charade’ to ‘One For My Baby (And One More For The Road)’, we have mixed 19 ‘Jazz Songs‘ tunes written or co-written by ‘Johnny Mercer‘. It has Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole, Mimi Lo, Freddy Cole and many more.