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This Is The Life - Ben Bagley, Blossom Dearie, Dorothy Loudon, Roddy McDowall, Jerry Orbach, Nancy Walker, Norman Paris - Ben Bagleys Alan Jay Lerner Revisited (Vinyl, LP, Album)

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  1. Ben Bagley, Blossom Dearie, Dorothy Loudon, Roddy McDowall, Jerry Orbach, Nancy Walker, Norman Paris - Ben Bagley's Alan Jay Lerner Revisited (Album) 4 versions: Crewe: LPL UK: Sell This Version: 4 versions.
  2. Dearie recorded less frequently during the s, though she continued to perform regularly. In she began traveling to London once a year to play at Ronnie Scott's, a popular English nightclub. In Dearie received praise for Blossom Dearie Sings, the first album released on her new label, Daffodil.
  3. This Poly Gram Jazz Vocal Classics album was recorded in September, , in New York City, and was produced by Norman Granz. It features Blossom Dearie on piano and vocals, Ray Brown on bass, Jo Jones on drums, and Ray Ellis on guitar. I fell in love with this album the moment I /5(73).
  4. Other than a pair of sessions for the French Barclay label during , this set (which has been reissued on CD) has pianist-vocalist Blossom Dearie's first recordings as a leader. Teamed up with bassist Ray Brown and drummer Jo Jones, Dearie is heard in her early prime. Although her voice has always been an acquired taste, its sincerity and sense of swing wins one over after a few songs 9/
  5. Blossom Dearie for Café aprés-midi. Universal Classics Japan () My New Celebrity Is You; The Pro Musiqua Antiqua. Single - Daffodil Records, Inc. () Blossom’s Own Treasures. Daffodil Records, Inc. ( Ben Bagley / Painted Smiles Records (ss) Alan Jay Lerner Revisited Cole Porter Revisited Volume IV.
  6. The first in the Harkit label's series of archival live recordings from the famed London jazz club Ronnie Scott's captures the remarkable Blossom Dearie in July Backed by the house rhythm section of bassist Freddy Logan and drummer Allan Ganley, Dearie is the very essence of sophistication and effortless cool. Herself a London resident at this point in her career, the singer articulates.
  7. Biography Dearie's musical career began in the s as a member of the Blue Flames, a vocal unit of Woody Herman's orchestra. Later she sang with the Blue Reys, a similar group within Alvino Rey's band. She relocated to Paris in , performing and recording for Barclay datibliopyrecubatemitdodileg.coinfo was in Paris that she met producer Norman Granz, who signed her to Verve Records.
  8. Many Ben Bagley album covers feature images of chorus girls or women bound or unbound. Blossom Dearie I'm sure that you love musicians who for others are an "acquired taste." Blossom Dearie, a singer who died last Saturday at 82, was one of mine.

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