Here’s to Life is a 1992 studio album by Shirley Horn, arranged by Johnny Mandel. Shirley Valerie Horn (May 1, 1934 — October 20, 2005) was an American jazz singer and pianist. Horn collaborated with many jazz greats including Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Toots Thielemans, Ron Carter, Carmen McRae, Wynton Marsalis and others.… Continues
“Misty” is a jazz standard written in 1954 by the pianist Erroll Garner. Originally composed as an instrumental following the traditional 32-bar format, the tune later had lyrics by Johnny Burke and became the signature song of Johnny Mathis.… Continues
Marilyn Maye & her quartet perform Dave Brubeck’s “Take Five” .
Music: Dave Brubeck Paul Desmond / Lyrics: Iola Whitlock-Brubeck
Marilyn sings the song in her sold out February 2018 jazz performance set at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola in NYC.… Continues
Wish I could see the rest of the rehearsal footage. The Ray Charles stuff was great. … Continues
One musician, one night: Jazz at Lincoln Center’s A NIGHT IN THE LIFE is a documentary series that gives you a revealing look behind the curtain of a jazz musician’s life.
In this episode, join seasoned vocalist MARILYN MAYE as she leads a masterclass for vocalists of all ages, grabs a quick bite at a local diner, and rehearses for and performs at the Jazz at Lincoln Center Gala.… Continues
Buddy Rich -- drums,
Quinn Davis -- alto saxophone,
Ernie Watts -- alto saxophone and flute,
Jay Corre, Robert Keller -- tenor saxophone and flute,
Marty Flax -- baritone saxophone
Bobby Shew, Yoshito Murakami, Charles Findley, John Scottile -- trumpet
Jim Trimble, Ron Meyers -- trombone,
Bill Wimberly -- bass trombone
Richie Resnicoff -- guitar
Ray Starling -- piano
James Gannon -- double bass
February 22 -- 25, March 10, 1967, Chez Club, Hollywood, CA … Continues
Marilyn Maye sings Secret to Life/Here’s to Life at the 5th Anniversary All-Star Celebration.
FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW 5TH ANNIVERSARY ALL-STAR CELEBRATION! June 5, 2017 at Feinstein’s/54 Below.
In the five years since its opening in June of 2012, Feinstein’s/54 Below has presented over four thousand shows with countless artists in a wide array of programming and musical styles.… Continues