Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Ann Young & Yuji Ohno Trio - As Well Be Spring

Year : 1975
Label : Nippon Columbia
Genre : Jazz
Style : Vocal, Cool Jazz, Contempory Jazz

An unknown and beautiful american jazz voice, supported by the Yuji Ohno Trio featuring Yoshio Ikeda & Kazuyoshi Okayama. Her career has mainly developed in Japan, where she was former vocalist for pianist Masao Yagi. As Well Be Spring consists of a selection based on various popular jazz standards & cover songs from the forties and the fifties, including Old Devil Moon (from the 1958 notable version performed by Chet Baker), Speak Low, There Is No Greater Love (sung by Billie Holliday in 1947) or I Only Have Eyes For You (written for the movie "Dames" in 1934, best known version from Peggy Lee). All tracks arranged by Yuji Ohno.

Ann Young_vocal
Yuji Ohno_piano, electric piano
Yoshio Ikeda_bass
Kazuyoshi Okayama_drums

01. Old Devil Moon
02. What Are You Doing The Best Your Life
03. Speak Low
04. It Might As Well Be Spring
05. Autumn In New York
06. There Is No Greater Love
07. Don't Explain
08. I Only Have Eyes For You

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