Tag: Something to Live For

Natalie Douglas: A Tribute to Nat King Cole, Stevie Wonder, Joe Williams and Sammy Davis, Jr.

| March 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Natalie Douglas: A Tribute to Nat King Cole, Stevie Wonder, Joe Williams and Sammy Davis, Jr.

A remarkable range.

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Nancy Valentine: Lovesome: Nancy Valentine Sings the Music of Billy Strayhorn

| February 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
Nancy Valentine: Lovesome: Nancy Valentine Sings the Music of Billy Strayhorn

She has a fine, port-wine voice, with comprehensively excellent musicality.

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Dane Vannatter: Give Me Something Real

| February 4, 2016 | 0 Comments
Dane Vannatter: Give Me Something Real

His rangy jazz tenor caresses songs with ease.

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Billy Strayhorn

Billy Strayhorn

July/August 2015 BILLY STRAYHORN by David Hajdu author of Lush Life: A Biography of Billy Strayhorn William Thomas “Billy” Strayhorn, born in Dayton and raised in poverty in Pittsburgh, grew up yearning to live in Manhattan—as he imagined it from copies of The New Yorker that he bought with earnings from his paper route, a […]

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