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. The "Diana Krall's Godmothers" are Julie London, Peggy Lee, Sarah Vaughan, Betty…

Happy Birthday Melba Moore. ‘Peachy’

This day (October 29, 1945), in New York City, New York, is born Beatrice Melba Smith a.k.a Melba Moore, an American disco, R&B singer and actress who began her performing career in 1967 as Dionne in the original cast of the musical…

This week In Singing Ladies 17/52

Natalie Cole, Eartha Kitt, Sarah Vaughan, Barbra Streisand, Beth Gibbons, Melody Gardot, Diana Krall, Norah Jones, Toni Braxton, Janet Jackson, Donna Summer, China Forbes They are the 12 Singing Ladies selected among the 320 Posts we…

This week In ’80s Throwback’ 52/52

Wham!, Billy Joel, Eartha Kitt, Bon Jovi, Kim Wilde, Big Country, Prince, Eurythmics, Duran Duran, Foreigner, Tina Turner, Bonnie RaittThey are the '80s Throwback' artists selected among the 267 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are…

This week In Soul Artists 50/52

Rufus Thomas, Bobby Womack, Otis Redding, D'Angelo, Gladys Knight, Sam Cooke, Donna Summer, Eartha Kitt, Bettye LaVette, Roberta Flack, Peabo Bryson, Dionne Warwick, Stevie Wonder, Whitney Houston, Luther Vandross, Nancy Wilson. They are…

Her Wish List

From 'Thats What I Want For Christmas' to 'Give Me That Slow Knowing Smile' , we have mixed 17 'Ladies Song' tunes around the theme of 'Her Christmas List'. It has Randy Crawford, Barb Jungr, Trijntje Oosterhuis, Miss Platnum and many…

Americans in Paris

From 'Made You Love Paris' to 'Florence Sur Les Champs-Elysees' , we have mixed 20 'Pure Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'American Jazzmen in (and about) Paris'. It has Mary Lou Williams, Duke Ellington, The Ray Draper Quintet, Cal…

Wintertime (1)

From 'Let It Snow Let It Snow Let It Snow' to 'Winter Weather' , we have mixed 20 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Winter (Cold Side)'. It has George Benson, Pauline London, Stan Getz, Wayne Newton and many more.

Let’s Cole Porter

From 'Love for sale' to 'My heart belongs to daddy' , we have mixed 20 'Jazz Classics' tunes written or co-written by 'Cole Porter's Hits'. It has Helen Merrill, Jane Powell, Dinah Washington, Ella Fitzgerald and many more.

Jazzin’Around Dinah

From 'Dinah' to 'Dinah' , we have mixed 18 'linked together by a clue' tunes around the theme of 'Akst, Lewis and Young'. It has Otis Redding, Louis Prima, Fats Waller, Betty Roché and many more.

Maternal Instincts?

From 'Bye bye baby' to 'Baby C'est Vous', we have mixed 18 'Cool Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Women and their "Babies"'. It has Nancy Sinatra, Helen Merrill, Helen Reddy, Marilyn Monroe and many more.

Tomorrow is Another Day

From 'Never On Sunday' to 'Nunca en Domingo', we have mixed 19 'Jazz with Some Latin Music and a Bit of Pop' tunes around the theme of 'Week Days'. It has Gerry Mulligan & Ben Webster , Elis Regina, Sonny Criss, Keny Burrell and many…

Girl, Girl, Girls!

From 'Candy Girl' to 'There Are Two Sides to Every Girl', we have mixed 16 'Strictly Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Girls'. It has Herbie Hancock, Don Byas, Stanley Turrentine, Billy May and many more.