Looking at five 1955 vocal jazz LPs from the likes of Dinah Washington, Sarah Vaughan, Helen Merrill, Julie London and June Christy. Continue reading The Women of Vocal Jazz
This 1955 LP from The Four Freshmen is vocal heaven, but musically it represents everything bad about the decade.
Grade: B Continue reading “Nostalgic” doesn’t mean “good”
Reviews of two 1954 albums by Chet Baker and June Christy. Continue reading Vocal Jazz in 1954
One of the most pleasurable vocal-jazz albums of all time.
Grade: A Continue reading Black Coffee – Peggy Lee
Seeing is believing.
Grade: B Continue reading The Astaire Story – Fred Astaire