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  1. Magazines - 48hrs - MUSIC

    Steven Bishop, songwriter to the stars, is excited about his Hong Kong debut

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 11:10pm by Robin Lynam

    ... Oscar in 1986, but lost to Lionel Richie's Say You Say Me — from the same film. But he has just been invited to become a governor of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which ... I have some of those. I try to stay current." He likes to rejuvenate old songs. Romance in Rio found him working with the late Oscar Castro-Neves to reframe some of his hits in a bossa nova ...

  2. Child's play for Japanese virtuoso

    Posted Feb 21st 2008, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... Uehara is likely to put on Arts Festival shows to remember this Sunday afternoon and night. Uehara, 28, has learned from the best, including Chick Corea, Ahmad Jamal and the late Oscar Peterson, ... impressed. 'When I first heard Oscar, I was just amazed by how happy the piano sounded, like invincible swing, incredible touch. His sound always made my soul dance. His music was the source ...

  3. Rich sounds weave a dream

    Posted Mar 11th 2006, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... is particularly missed, but Dario Eskenazi on piano, Oscar Stagnaro on bass guitar, drummer Mark Walker and trombonist/percussionist Jay Ashby are still a highly effective unit, supplemented by New York ...

  4. Let it swing, let it swing, let it swing... ain't that the gospel truth

    Posted Dec 19th 2004, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... Dave Brubeck and Oscar Peterson have tackled the seasonal song book with notable panache, in both cases for Telarc. Try An Oscar Peterson Christmas from 1995 or A Dave Brubeck Christmas (1996). ...

  5. From the Vault: 1960

    Posted Aug 19th 2007, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... Robin Lynam John Coltrane My Favorite Things (Atlantic) My Favorite Things was an unlikely signature tune for John Coltrane. A waltz from Rodgers and Hammerstein's The Sound of Music with a lyric which- depending on which way you feel about Oscar Hammerstein II- is either redolent of child-like innocence or infantile and banal. It was, on the face of it, a lightweight choice. ...

  6. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - ALBUM (1959)

    Rewind, album: 'Blue Spring' by Kenny Dorham and Cannonball Adderley

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... with lyrics written by Oscar Hammerstein ll. Spring is Here was a product of Rodgers' earlier partnership with lyricist Lorenz Hart, and first appeared in their 1938 Broadway show I Married ...

  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Blue Notes: Thelonious Monk, by Robin Lynam

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 03:49pm by Robin Lynam

    ... of musicians which included Max Roach on drums, Oscar Pettiford on bass, and Sonny Rollins on tenor saxophone.   Solo Monk (1965, Columbia): Monk remains perhaps the most underrated of jazz's ...

  8. Blue notes

    Posted Nov 28th 2010, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... Things a jazz standard, but it is usually performed as an instrumental, the Oscar Hammerstein lyric being considered the property of Julie Andrews. Mitchell makes it her own, as she does ...

  9. ALBUM (1957)

    Posted Nov 09th 2008, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... Robin Lynam Thelonious Monk Brilliant Corners (Riverside) The album many people believe stands as Thelonious Monk's finest hour had a difficult birth. The composer-pianist had signed to Riverside in 1954, and had already recorded two albums for the label- both trio recordings featuring bassist Oscar Pettiford, the first a tribute to Duke Ellington and the second a collection ...

  10. The free man heading our way

    Posted Aug 19th 2007, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... of bassists who double on it have applied it to the music. Most notable among these is Ray Brown, with his 1960 Verve album Jazz Cello. Oscar Pettiford, Sam Jones, Eberhard Weber and Jack Bruce ...




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