Posts Tagged ‘Cyrus Chestnut’

My Funny Valentine

In celebration of Valentine’s Day, I searched my music collection and found 24 versions of the Rodgers and Hart classic gem,”My Funny Valentine” which was first featured in the Broadway musical “Babe in Arms” in 1937. Below are the versions of “My Funny Valentine” in my music collection. Notably, on the Frank Sinatra/Lorrie Morgan duet, […]

Cyrus Chestnut – You Are My Sunshine

“I have been told by many about my influences: jazz, gospel, classical, rhythm and blues, etc… and have been encouraged to make recordings addressing these idioms individually. I have never been interested in making repertory driven or stereotypical recordings – it has been my choice to a take a different route.” – Cyrus Chestnut Jazz […]