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"Divaville Lounge" with Sarah O (archive)

step into the lounge!
Sunday, August 7, 2016 | 14:00 to 16:00 | jazz/pop vocalists

Artist Song Album Label Comments
Billie Holiday o/ Teddy Wilson Gloomy Sunday Lady Day Sony
Duke Ellington Orchestra If Dreams Come True Duke Ellington at the Cotton Club Storyville
Joe Brown and His Band v/ Jewel Page Give It Up Sounds of Harlem Vol 2 Hep
The Cats & The Fiddle That's On Jack That's On We Cats Will Swing For You 1939-1940 Fabulous
Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five Run Joe Let the Good Times Roll Bear Family
Peggy Lee It's a Wonderful World Things are Swingin' Capitol
Johnny Hartman It's Almost Like Being in Love Unforgettable Impulse!
Sarah Vaughan o/ Count Basie Perdido Count Basie & Sarah Vaughan RCA excellent request!
Ella Fitzgerald Perdido Twelve Nights in Hollywood Verve
Danny Kaye The Best Things Happen While You're Dancing White Christmas OST MGM great request!
James P. Johnson's Blue Note Jazzmen Victory Strides Big Ben Proper UK rec 1944 feat. Ben Webster terrific request!
Artie Shaw's Gramercy Five When the Quail Comes back to San Quentin Begin the Beguine Membran
Larry Clinton Orchestra In a Persian Market A Study in Larry Clinton Hallmark
Tony Pastor Orchestra Them There Eyes Dancing Room Only
Frank Sinatra Lean Baby Point of No Return Capitol
Peggy Lee Goody Goody Trav'lin Light Capitol wonderful request!
Connie's Inn Orchestra You Rascal You Tidal Wave Decca
Duke Ellington & His Orchestra The Mooche The Duke: Columbia Years Columbia
Hoagy Carmichael Judy First of the Singer-Songwriters Proper UK
Django Reinhardt I'm Confessin' (That I Love You) The Classic Early Recordings in Chronological Order JSP
Lew Stone & His Band I Ain't Got Nobody Anthology of British Vintage Jazz 1927-1937 Ihor
Hal Kemp & His Orchestra This Year's Kisses The Golden Age of American Sweet Bands Jasmine
Rudy Vallee When Yuba Plays the Rumba On a Tuba Heigh-Ho Everybody! Pearl listen to the next song, John Kirby riffs on this at the end
John Kirby Undecided The Best of 1937-1945 Master Classics Records at the very end Kirby (a tuba player himself) drop a riff of "Yuba" into this performance
Vaughan Monroe Ballerina Big Band Generation ASV Living Era so interesting to compare these, thanks for the request!
Nat King Cole Ballerina Nat King Cole At the Sands Capitol
Frank Sinatra Let's Fall in Love Ring-a-Ding-Ding! Reprise
Mel Torme o/ Billy May Six Lessons from Madame La Zonga Ole Torme UMVD
Eartha Kitt Somebody Bad Stole De Wedding Bells Legendary BMG
Benny Goodman At Sundown Complete Small Group Recordings of Benny Goodman 1944-1955 Mosaic
Anita O'Day Honeysuckle Rose Anita O'Day: Finest Hour UMVD
Sarah Vaughan Pennies from Heaven Swingin' Easy Mercury
Frank Sinatra & Ella Fitzgerald w/ Oscar Peterson Trio Necessity Sinatra in Hollywood Capitol
Julie London Can't Get Used to Losing You The Very Best of Julie London Capitol