Yes, she’s a songwriter, singer, composer, actress and pianist, but there’s more … Having juggled singing, song writing and acting throughout her storied career, it makes sense that Ann Hampton Callaway would dedicate an album to some of her favorite (well … everyone’s favorite) tunes from classic motion pictures. Jazz Goes to the Movies, Callaway’s […]
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The 1927 film, The Jazz Singer, was the first feature-length (not a short) “talkie” (a film with synchronized speech, singing, instrumental score and sound effects). While the title suggests that it was about a jazz crooner, the story is about a young man who wants to sing pop music instead of following in his father’s […]
The charismatic guitarist turns up his vocal chords to honor one of the 20th Century’s most beloved jazz stars One of the most memorable compliments John Pizzarelli ever received was, “I don’t really like jazz music, but I like what you do.” Upon hearing this, the guitarist stopped in his tracks for a moment, wondering […]