By Denis Forman
This somewhat irreverent advisor to opera summarizes the plots of 17 of the world's nice operas, together with Aida, los angeles Boheme, and Carmen, and describes their characters, artists, and composers.
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For his debut for the prolific, busy Boston-based VizzTone label, Foster tackles good songs by good songwriters. ” Ably produced by Tony Braunagel, who also plays drums, keyboardist Finnigan is credited as co-producer while the whole thing is executive produced by Foster himself and his Shaboo Productions LLC. Blues fans from the Northeast may be familiar with the Shaboo Inn, a blues club/roadhouse that was located in Willimantic, CT. for many years. com - CDs, DVDs, And More... AC/DC. The Real Thing is a fine debut from a great vocalist and bandleader for a healthy label, VizzTone.
This one is as smooth a number as one would hope to hear should you drop into the Stork Club, circa 1952, the year after Ava Gardner sang it in the film by the same name. There are also a couple of Mayfield compositions here: “People Get Ready” by Curtis Mayfield, which one should think needs no introduction; and “Lost Mind,” by Percy Mayfield, which may. At least, it did for me. ) The evergreen jump standard “Caldonia” by Fleecie Moore (and popularized by Louis Jordan) enthralls as it always does.
A Night at the Opera: An Irreverent Guide to The Plots, The Singers, The Composers, The Recordings by Denis Forman