Posts Tagged ‘Dianne Reeves’

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, […]

Flashback Friday – Dianne Reeves

“You can’t get to no better days Unless you make it through the night” Sometimes you find just the right album cover but when you can’t, a great photo and fitting quote always works. I was 24 when I first heard Dianne Reeves’ self-entitled 1987 Blue Note release, Dianne Reeves. I fell in love with […]

Dianne Reeves – A Little Moonlight

Someone to live for Beg, steal, and die for Eat humble pie for Fly to the sun and the moon and the sky for Someone to dance with Laugh with and cry for And that someone is you… Just the words from “I’m All Smiles” sets the mood for romance but add to that Dianne […]

From the archives…

Below are my very first music reviews written in 2001. I recently found them and wanted to share them because these are both great albums. Shirley Horn – You’re My Thrill It has been written “songs are happy when Shirley sings them” and that is certainly true on You’re My Thrill. Over eight years ago, […]

Miscellaneous but necessary ramblings…

Make your own candy heart!! Thanks Gwen!! New vocalist Lizz Wright has tour dates listed now on her Verve site. She will be playing the House of Blues in Chicago with Al Green on April 13 and the Cerritos Center in Cerritos, California on April 14. She is definitely a must see. You can hear […]