April 24, 2014

POU Sunday Jazz Brunch Open Thread: Ladies of the Modern Jazz Sound

It's Sunday, POU Family! I hope everyone had a nice Thanksgiving. Today, I am highlighting some modern female jazz singers. Lizz Wright -My Heart … [Read more...]

Sunday Open Thread: P.O.U. Sunday Jazz Brunch

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GOOD MORNING P.O.U.! As you get your Sunday breakfast/brunch on, enjoy the musical stylings of Nancy Wilson, live at Carnegie Hall in 1987:   … [Read more...]

Sunday Open Thread: P.O.U. Sunday Jazz Brunch

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GOOD MORNING P.O.U.! As you indulge in your Sunday breakfast/brunch, enjoy the sounds of Betty Carter Live at the Hamburg Jazz Festival in 1993: … [Read more...]

Sunday Jazz Brunch Open Thread: Carmen McRae

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Carmen Mercedes McRae (April 8, 1920 – November 10, 1994) was an American jazz singer, composer, pianist, and actress. Considered one of the most influential jazz vocalists of the 20th century, it was her behind-the-beat phrasing and her ironic … [Read more...]

Sunday Open Thread: P.O.U. Sunday Jazz Brunch

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GOOD MORNING POU! As you indulge in your Sunday breakfast/brunch, enjoy a few selections from An Oscar Peterson Christmas... … [Read more...]

Sunday Open Thread: P.O.U. Sunday Jazz Brunch

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GOOD MORNING P.O.U.! We hope you're enjoying your weekend! As you partake in your Sunday breakfast/brunch, enjoy the sounds of The Modern Jazz Quartet...   The Modern Jazz Quartet (MJQ) was an influential music group established in 1952 and … [Read more...]

Sunday Jazz Brunch Open Thread- Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong

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It's Ella and Louis time! Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong have collaborated on several albums.  Armstrong recorded three albums with Ella Fitzgerald: Ella and Louis, Ella and Louis Again, and Porgy and Bess for Verve Records, with the sessions … [Read more...]