Category Archives: Jazz

Sarah Vaughan sings September In The Rain

American jazz singer Sarah Vaughan (March 27, 1924 – April 3, 1990) sings “September In The Rain”, a popular song published in 1937 by the American composer and lyricist Harry Warren (December 24, 1893 – September 22, 1981) and the American lyricist Al Dubin (June 10, 1891 – February 11, 1945). Sarah Vaughan (vocal), Richard Davis (bass), Ronnell Bright (piano), and Art Morgan (drums). Recorded live in Sweden in 1958.
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Nature Boy – Nat King Cole, Ella Fitzgerald and Connie Evingson versions

“The greatest thing you’ll ever learn
Is just to love and be loved in return”

Here are the Nat King Cole, Ella Fitzgerald and Connie Evingson versions of “Nature Boy”, a song written in 1947 by the American songwriter and recording artist George Alexander Aberle, commonly known as eden ahbez (15 April 1908 – 4 March 1995).
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Stacey Kent – Comes Love

Grammy-nominated American jazz singer Stacey Kent sings “Comes Love”, a 1939 jazz standard. It was composed by Sam H. Stept (September 18, 1897 – December 1, 1964), the American songwriter who wrote for Broadway, with lyrics by Lew Brown (December 10, 1893 – February 5, 1958), a lyricist for popular songs in the United States and Charles Tobias (August 15, 1898 – July 7, 1970), the American songwriter. It was featured in the 1942 Broadway musical “Yokel Boy”, starring Phil Silvers and Buddy Ebsen.

Paintings in the video: Anna Kincaide, the American artist.
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“Singin’ in the Rain” (Title Song) 1952 – Gene Kelly

The title song of the 1952 American musical comedy film “Singin’ in the Rain” directed by Gene Kelly and Stanley Donen, starring Kelly, Donald O’Connor and Debbie Reynolds, and choreographed by Kelly and Donen. From a recently surfaced 1080p High-Definition version of the movie. And two more song&dance performances: “Good Morning” and “Make ‘Em Laugh”. Enjoy!
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