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"Divaville Lounge" with Sarah O (archive)

step into the lounge!
Sunday, November 24, 2013 | 14:00 to 16:00 | jazz/pop vocalists

Artist Song Album Label Comments
Benny Goodman Trio Moonglow Let's Dance Happy birthday Teddy Wilson!
Billie Holiday o Teddy Wilson I'll Never be the Same Lady Day Sony Wilson was piano player with Benny Goodman, and his orchestra backed many of Billie Holiday's best performances
Billie Holiday o Teddy Wilson Sugar Lady Day Sony when Wilson joined Goodman's orchestra it was the first time a major swing band was integrated
Teddy Wilson Orchestra I'll See You in My Dreams Big Ben Proper UK inst.
Billie Holiday o/ Teddy Wilson Miss Brown to You Lady Day Sony this recording is from the landmark session where Goodman sat in on Wilson's orchestra to see if they were a good fit, before Wilson joined Goodman's band
Benny Goodman Trio Who? Madhattan Room 20 Nov 1937 otr-cat.com live radio broadcast
Duke Ellington Orchestra Ring Dem Bells The Duke Columbia
Ted Lewis Orchestra feat. Fats Waller I'm Crazy 'Bout My Baby Fats Waller The Complete Recorded Works Volume 2 JSP
Tommy Dorsey Orchestra v/ Edythe Wright Tea on the Terrace For Sentimental Reasons (The Bluebird Recordings)
Kay Kyser v/ Harry Babbit & Trudy Erwin Who Wouldn't Love You? A Strict Education in Music Jasmine
Bunny Berigan, Tommy Dorsey & Fats Waller Blues The Compelte Recorded Works Vol 4 JSP inst.
Hoagy Carmichael Georgia On My Mind First of the Singer-Songwriters Proper UK happy birthday Hoagy Carmichael!
Fats Waller Two Sleepy People Memories of You Carmichael composition was written as a follow-up to "Thanks for the Memory"
Louis Armstrong Lazy River Satchmo: Ambassador of Jazz Universal
Mildred Bailey Rockin' Chair 1931-1939 L'Art Vocal this Carmichael song became such a signature for Bailey she called herself "the Rockin' Chair Lady"
Hoagy Carmichael Judy First of the Singer-Songwriters Proper UK this may be my all-time favorite Carmichael song
Johnny Hodges The Nearness of You Triple Play inst.
Frank Sinatra The Nearness of You Nice 'n' Easy Capitol wrapping up the Carmichael tribute with a more modern arrangement
Sarah Vaughan Ain't Misbehavin' Sarah Vaughan in Hi-Fi Columbia
Chet Baker Look for the Silver Lining The Best of Chet Baker Sings Blue Note
Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong Cheek to Cheek Ella and Louis Verve
Ben Webster Don't Blame Me Big Ben Proper UK inst.
Mel Torme This Can't Be Love Jazz and Velvet Proper UK recorded for radio 1946
Peggy Lee Do I Love You? Beauty and the Beat! Capitol
The Four Freshmen Day By Day Best of the Four Freshmen fun request!
Rosemary Clooney o/ Perez Prado I Only Have Eyes for You A Touch of Tabasco RCA
Ernestine Anderson I Love Being Here With You Isn't It Romantic great request!
Dinah Washington AIn't Nobody's Business If I Do The Queen Sings Proper UK
Henry Mancini Rain Drops in Rio Martinis with Mancini inst.
Jess Stacy, Israel Crosby, Gene Krupa Barrelhouse 78" rec. 1935. fantastic request!
Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra For Dancers Only s/t Swingsation rec. 1937
Count Basie Orchestra v/ Jimmy Rushing Pennies from Heaven Complete Decca Recordings RCA
Metronome All-Stars Blue Lou The Pied Piper Bluebird
Artie Shaw Orchestra v/ Helen Forrest Comes Love Begin the Beguine Membran
Artie Shaw Gramercy Five The Sad Sack Little Jazz Trumpet Giant Proper UK inst.
Erskine Hawkins Cherry Original Tuxedo Junction Proper UK
Benny Goodman Orchestra v/ Helen Ward Night Wind Queen of Big Band ASV
Benny Goodman Orchestra Stardust "Let's Dance" Broadcasts inst.
Hoagy Carmichael Stardust Stardust and Much More ASV Hoagy singing his most famous song, recorded in 1960