Savant SCD 2164
I Wanna Be Loved
Barbara Morrison, one of the world's most delightful and endearing jazz personalities returns to the recording studio and brings her good friend, tenor saxophonist Houston Person with her for her third recording on Savant Records. Her patented Music in the Morrison Manner, featuring blues, standards and even an occasional pop tune, has endeared her to audiences on both coasts and earned her a place among the most talented and skilled jazz vocalists working today. Morrison's delivery and vivaciousness has the ability to charm listeners while her timing and intonation are virtually flawless and the subtle perfection of her phrasing evokes the great vocalists of the past. The spirit of Dinah Washington hovers over this recording with many of the Great Lady's tunes receiving a Morrison Makeover while Houston Person weaves his husky-toned arabesques around the timeless melodies.
BARBARA MORRISON, vocals • Houston Person, tenor saxophone • Stuart Elster, piano • Richard Simon, bass • Lee Spath, drums
TRACKS: Perdido • I Wanna Be Loved • This Time the Dream's On Me • I'll Close My Eyes • Shiny Stockings • Skylark • Work • When Sunny Gets Blue • Please Send Me Someone to Love • September in the Rain • Make Me a Present of You
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