Amazing though it is, the story of how Melody Gardot overcame the effects of a near-fatal accident to become one of the vocal sensations of 2008 is not the most extraordinary thing about the 23-year-old Philadelphia singer-songwriter. It is simply that here is a voice in a million; one that touches the soul. Melody’s debut album `Worrisome Heart’ introduced, in The Sunday Times’ words: “a remarkable talent by any measure”, with songs of quiet, wistful poetry in arrangements that “ooze after-hou
The perfect introduction to jazz by the genre’s most legendary record label! Founded in 1939, Blue Note was a pioneer in jazz’s golden age, serving as a breeding ground for legends such as Miles Davis, Horace Silver, Art Blakey and Kenny Burrell. Even today the label continues building its legacy with contemporary acts like Norah Jones and Medeski, Martin & Wood. This single disc compilation offers the perfect introduction to both Blue Note and the genre for which this label became an unarguable
Grammy-winning legend George Benson brings his guitar to the forefront in his newest album Guitar Man. The 12-song collection includes a mix of jazz and pop standards – some in a combo setting and some solo, but all of them tied together seamlessly by Benson’s soulful and exploratory signature sound. Lending a hand on this recording is a solid team made up of veterans and newcomers alike – pianist Joe Sample, keyboardist and musical director David Garfield, bassist Ben Williams and drummer Harve
17 holiday classics interpreted by contemporary pop artist, Dave Koz including “Winter Wonderland,” “Deck The Halls,” “White Christmas” featuring Kelly Sweet and “Please Come Home For Christmas” featuring Kimberly Locke. Includes a brand new holiday single from Dave Koz!