Dakota Staton

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HighNote CD 7008
Dakota Staton
A Packet Of Love Letters

If ever a singer epitomized the glamour, class and regal qualities of the "jazz vocalist", it is the first lady of jazz vocals, Dakota Staton. Dakota's mega-hit LP, "The Late, Late Show" could be found on virtually every turntable in America at the time of its initial release, and remains a consistent seller. Her legion of fans will pounce on this, her first recording in a number of years. Merging the vocabulary of jazz, blues and R&B into a unique and expressive language of her own, Dakota is in fine fettle and lends her talents to a set of standards including, TRAV'LIN' LIGHT, MORE THAN YOU KNOW, NIGHT LIFE, YOU'D BETTER LOVE ME and others. With Melvin Sparks, Aaron Graves, Houston Person and others.

with Houston Person, tenor saxophone; Aaron Graves, piano; Melvin Sparks, guitar; Nat Reeves, bass; Percy Smith, drums

Tracks: More Than You Know; Remember; Too Late Now; What Now My Love?; Trav'lin Light; Night Life; The Way You Look Tonight; Guess Who; You'd Better Love Me.

 More Than You Know


 What Now My Love?

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