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"Divaville Lounge" with Sarah O (archive)

step into the lounge!
Sunday, June 7, 2020 | 14:00 to 16:00 | jazz/pop vocalists

Artist Song Album Label Comments
Nat King Cole Trio Summer Is A Comin' In Complete Capitol Recordings Mosaic I don't care what the calendar says, summer has begun in NC!
Tommy Dorsey and his Clambake Seven Is This Gonna Be My Lucky Summer? Tommy Dorsey and his Clambake Seven 1936-1938
Russ Morgan and Music in the Russ Morgan Manner Summer Night The Golden Age of American Dance Bands Jasmine
Blossom Dearie Once Upon a Summertime Verve Jazz Masters 51 Verve
Walter Wanderley Orchestra v/ Astrud Gilberto So Nice (Summer Samba) Samba Swing! Rhino
Slim Gaillard Blue Skies Laughing in Rhythm Proper UK
McKinney's Cotton Pickers Gee, Ain't I Good to You? Fats Waller Complete Recorded Works Vol. 2 JSP
Django Reinhardt & the Hot Club Quintette Melancholy Baby Classic Early Recordings in Chronological Order JSP
Coleman Hawkins Quintet I Only Have Eyes for You Verve Jazz Masters 34 Verve
The Mills Brothers Nevertheless (I'm In Love With You) Anthology 1931-1968 great request!
Dean Martin Powder Your Face with Sunshine (and Smile! Smile! Smile) Capitol Collector's Series Capitol
Dean Martin Ain't That a Kick in the Head Capitol Collector's Series Capitol happy birthday Dean Martin! born Jun 7 1917
Dean Martin Just in Time Wild, Cool & Swingin' Too! Capitol originally appeared in movie BELLS ARE RINGING
Dean Martin Medley Live at the Sands recorded live at the Sands hotel in Las Vegas, 1963
Dean Martin Sway Cha Cha De Amor Capitol
Dean Martin The Silencers Dean Martin Sings Songs from The Silencers theme song from THE SILENCERS; instrumental
Walter Wanderley Orchestra v/ Astrud Gilberto Nega Du Cabelo Duro Samba Swing! Rhino
Armando Trovajoli Decisione Easy Tempo Eighteenth Street Lounge Italian film library music
Doris Day o/ Paul Weston Pillow Talk Golden Girl (The Columbia Recordings 1944-1966) Columbia great request for Doris Day! Theme song from PILLOW TALK
Anita O'Day An Occasional Man Anita O'Day's Finest Hour
Marc Shaiman Girls Night Out DOWN WITH LOVE OST rec. 2006
Rosemary Clooney o/ Perez Prado Corazon De Melon A Touch of Tabasco Liberty
Perry Como Papa Love Mambo The Essential Perry Como great request!
Billie Holiday Violets For Your Furs Lady in Satin THANK YOU for requesting a whole set of Billie Holiday
Billie Holiday o/ Teddy Wilson Orchestra What A Little Moonlight Can Do Lady Day Sony rec 1935
Billie Holiday and Her Orchestra God Bless the Child Lady Day Sony rec 1941
Billie Holiday Lover Man (Oh Where Can You Be) The Complete Decca Recordings rec 1944
Billie Holiday Strange Fruit Ken Burns Jazz rec 1939 anti-lynching protest song
Billie Holiday And Her Orchestra Summertime Lady Day Sony wrapping up with a mini deep dive into "Summertime." This was recorded 1936 in an important recording session. Bunny Berigan, trumpet; Artie Shaw, clarinet; Joe Bushkin, piano; Dick McDonough, guitar; Pete Peterson, bass; Cozy Cole, drums
Sidney Bechet Summertime The Best of Sidney Bechet Blue Note rec 1939 this recording was a tribute to trumpeter Tommy Ladnier who had died four days before the recording session
Les Paul and Mary Ford Summertime The Les Paul Show rec 1950 for radio. Paul and Ford performed all instruments and vocals, using multi-track recording which Paul pioneered
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong Summertime Satchmo Ambassador of Jazz Verve rec 1957 for Fitzgerald & Armstrong's album PORGY AND BESS
Lambert, Hendricks & Ross Summertime Summertime rec 1959 this trio created the "vocalese" singing style
John Coltrane Trio Summertime My Favorite Things Atlantic rec 1961 nothing needs to be said about this one
Herbie Hancock Summertime Gershwin's World Verve rec 1998 feat. Joni Mitchell vocals, Stevie Wonder harmonica!