Label: CBS - PC 37002 • Series: Jazz Odyssey Series • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Reissue, Remastered • Country: US • Genre: Jazz •
By then she was a mature, confident stylist, sufficiently secure in her own My Man - Carmen McRae - Sings Lover Man And Other Billie Holiday Classics identity not to be intimidated by her great idol. Few singers could dare to take on Strange Fruitespecially accompanied only by guitar or Respigi - EFF - I Believe The Film Is Missing echoing Lady Days approach on songs like Travlin Light and Them There Eyes, and emerge not merely unscathed, but with her reputation enhanced.
She speaks of the late vocalist with sympathetic insight. In one passage, while ostensibly speaking of Billie Holiday, she is actually summarizing the essence of Carmen McRae Singing is the only place she can express herself the way she'd like to be all the time.
Only way she is happy is through a song. I don't think she expresses herself as she would want to when you meet her in person. The only time she's at ease and at rest with herself is when she sings. Collected here are some rare examples of their collaborations, all from Desmond appears on only oneTake Five, naturallyand almost all the repertoire is originals which Brubeck and his My Man - Carmen McRae - Sings Lover Man And Other Billie Holiday Classics , Iola, composed for various projects.
Tracklisting: Yesterdays Harbach-Kern Strange Fruit Allan My Man Pollack-Yvain Lover Man Davis-Sherman-Ramirez Travlin Light Mercer-Mundy-Young Some Other Spring Herzog-Kitchings God Bless the Child Herzog-Holiday Weep No More D. Brubeck Briar Bush [Southern Scene] D. Paradiddle Joe Morris-Pugsley-Trotta Strange Meadowlark D. Therell Be No Tomorrow D. Its a Raggy Waltz Brubeck Take Five Desmond-I. In the Lurch D. Easy As You Go D. Summer Song D. Good Reviews D.
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