Widely appreciated for its delicate scent, lavender can also be used to relieve stress, bodily aches, and insomnia. Inspired by the flowering plant and tapping into that same spirit of rest, reverie, ... (Read More)
Lea DeLaria, vocals. Gil Goldstein, piano & accordion. Christian McBride, bass. Seamus Blake, tenor saxophone. Bill Stewart, drums, & others.
Label: Telarc. Format: cutout CD.
UPC: 089408550928. Daedalus Item Code: 57818
Although now well-known for her role as "Big Boo" on the Netflix program Orange is the New Black, Lea DeLaria has long cultivated a side career as a jazz singer. On this album of eclectic ... (Read More)
With an emphasis on Linda Ronstadt's songs from the 1970s—when the crossover star was popular music's bestselling female artist—this anthology leads off with the no. 1 hit "You're No Good." Other ... (Read More)
(Grammy Hall of Fame Song Included/"California Dreamin'"; Grammy Winner for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal) In the late 1960s, plenty of bands were skilled at harmonizing ... (Read More)
Mark Vincent, vocals. Chong Lim, piano. Tim Hook percussion. Stuart Fraser, guitar. Craig Newman, bass, & others.
Label: Sony. Format: CD.
UPC: 0888430722422. Daedalus Item Code: 67259
He won the 2009 edition of Australia's Got Talent at the age of 16, and eight years later, tenor Mark Vincent has developed into a world-class crossover artist in the tradition of Andrea ... (Read More)
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Michael Feinstein, vocals & piano. Jim Fox, guitar. Kirk Smith, bass. Willie Murillo, trumpet. Sid Page, violin, & others.
Label: Concord Jazz. Format: cutout CD.
UPC: 888072330979. Daedalus Item Code: 67239
Michael Feinstein's versatility on this second tribute to the massive songbook of Frank Sinatra ranges from the big-band rhumba "Sway" and the upbeat medley "Luck Be a Lady/All I Need Is the Girl" to ... (Read More)
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If the Monkees began as a spoof, the passage of 50 years has not dimmed the very real appeal of these sunny, nostalgic songs; at the peak of its popularity in 1967, the group sold more records than ... (Read More)
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This 2005 release paired Neil Diamond with Johnny Cash's producer Rick Rubin, to stellar effect. Tunes include "Captain of a Shipwreck," "Evermore," "Save Me a Saturday Night," "I'm On to You," ... (Read More)
Norah Jones, piano, guitar & vocals. Marc Ribot, guitar. Frank Swart, bass. Pete McNeal, drums, & others.
Label: Blue Note. Format: CD.
UPC: 5099969928628. Daedalus Item Code: 79204
(Grammy Nominee for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance/"Chasing Pirates") Further diversifying her jazz-pop sound, Norah Jones opts for a more guitar-based approach on this 2010 disc. Ballads ... (Read More)
Hailing from the Pointer Sisters' 1970s recordings on the Blue Thumb record label, these 14 selections showcase the remarkable talents and breadth of the ladies from Oakland. The sisters go ... (Read More)
Queen Latifah, vocals. Michael Landau, guitar. Stevie Wonder, harmonica. Kevin Ricard, percussion, & others.
Label: Verve. Format: CD.
UPC: 602517365049. Daedalus Item Code: 79211
(Grammy Winner for Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist; Also Nominated for Best Traditional Pop Album) She is a skilled rapper, but on this 2007 outing, Queen Latifah proves ... (Read More)
The Goodies, the Jelly Beans, Bessie Banks, Evie Sands, the Butterflys, the Bouquets & others.
Label: Real Gone Music. Format: CD.
UPC: 848064004271. Daedalus Item Code: 69151
Founded in 1964 by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, the Red Bird label was to girl groups of the 1960s as Elektra was to folksingers. Highlights of the 20 tracks include the Dixie Cups' "No True Love," ... (Read More)