The Sunday Jazz Brunch Presents

Shirley Horn

Air Date: 5/15/2022 

If someone asked you to name one or two famous female jazz singers who also play piano, you might think of Diana Krall or Eliane Elias. But you wouldn't want to omit Shirley Horn, whose piano playing was noted by Johnny Mandel as being comparable to that of Bill Evans.

To me, merely playing the piano seems to require two brains, one for the left hand and one for the right. But then, to do that so well, and on top of that to sing very well - well, that's really something. 

The first set of the morning closes with Ms. Horn singing on  Benny Golson's 2001 CD One Day, Forever, a beautifully crafted release and also one of the better ones to listen to Ms. Horn, in terms of sound quality. 

Later during the hour, you'll hear a rare track featuring Miles Davis. It is said that Miles brought a degree of fame to Shirley Horn, as at one point early in her career  he asked her to play during intermission at his gigs. 

You'll hear at least one Shirley Horn track in each hour, with more in the first two hours. I hope you enjoy this wonderful artist on the next edition of the Sunday Jazz Brunch.

Marty

 

HOUR ONE: Contemplative Morning

David Berkman-Leaving Home 2002-03 Forever Astor
Claudio Roditi-Claudio Roditi - Metrople Orchestra-05 Nocturn 1996
Benny Golson-One Day, Forever-01 One Day, Forever 2001 Feat Shirley Horn
Larry Willis Trio The Big Push 03 The Day You Said Goodbye 2005
Kristin Callahan\Lost In a Dream 2021\Lush Life
Mads Vinding, Alex Riel, Enrico Pieranunzi-11 I Remember Clifford (1997)
Quiana Lynell-A Little Love-06 Just A Little Lovin' (Early In The Mornin') 2019
Shirley Horn-You Won't Forget Me-13 You Won't Forget Me 1990 feat Miles Davis
Alan Pasqua\Day Dream 2020\10 When I Grow Too Old To Dream
Shirley Horn-Loving You-07 Love Dance 1997

HOUR TWO: New For You

San Gabriel Seven feat Sinne Eeg-Under The Stars 2022-10 Hymn (Featuring Sinne Eeg)
Alberto Pibiri Trio\Stardust 2022\ My Heart Is With You
Michael Benedict-Jazz Vibes 123GO! 2022-03 Rememberance
Shirley Horn-Here's To Life-03 How Am I To Know 1992
Angela O'Neill & Outrageous 8-Light at the End of the Tunnel 2022-03 Come Rain, Come Shine
Blue Moods-Myth & Wisdom 2022-10 Reincarnation Of A Lovebird feat Diego Rivera
Sassha Dobson, Peter Bernstein-Girl Talk 2022-08 Timeon my Hands
Immanuel Wilkins-The 7th Hand 2022-05 Witness
Shirley Horn-May The Music Never End-06 Watch What Happens 2003
San Gabriel Seven feat Sinne Eeg-Under The Stars 2022-06 The Festival (Featuring Sinne Eeg)
Cece Gable-Next Year's Song 2022-04 Just One Of Those Things

HOUR THREE: Brazil/World

Phill Fest\Seresta 2022\Choro Nostalgico.
Ermelina Cuellar\What a Difference a Day Made 2022\08 Duerme Nino
Steve Million-Passion Flower 2022-08 Minja Voz
Diego Figueiredo\Follow the Signs 2022\Sobre As Aguas
Mafalda Minnozzi\Sensorial 2020/E Preciso Perdoar (intro Lonnie's Lament)
Shirley Horn-Close Enough for Love-08 Once I Loved 1990
Chiara Civello\Chansons 2022\09 - I WISH YOU LOVE (Que reste-t-il de nos amours)
Diego Figueiredo\Follow the Signs 2022\Dear John
Sergio Mendes\Timeless\Berimbau
Electro Samba Orchestra-Bossa Nova Classics Vol 1 2022-10 Wave
Yolanda Flores\Sheer Bliss 2022\Morning Joe
Sergio Pereira\Finesse 2022\Morning Mist

HOUR FOUR: Groove, Baby

Pat Metheny-Secret Story-14 Not to Be Forgotton (Our Final Hour) 1992
Spyro Gyra-Original Cinema-11 Getaway 2003
Phil Perry-Breathless-01-Breathless
Shirley Horn-But Beautiful- The Best Of Shirley Horn On Verve-08 Come Dance With Me 2005
Rick Braun-Can You Feel It-05-Get Up and Dance
Norman Brown\Let's Get Away 2022\Late Night Drive
Brian Simpson\All That Matters 2021\A Soft Touch
Chris Standring\Simple Things 2022\The Gist of You
Marion Meadows-Soul City-10 Only 2018
Philip Bailey-Love Will Find A Way-03 We're A Winner 2019
Richard Elliot\Authentic Life 2021
Rick Braun-Crossroads-09 Come With Me 2019
Sade\Lovers Rock\All About Our Love

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