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Hoagy N Me: Janis Carnes Sings the Songs of Hoagy Carmichael by Janis Carnes

From country to cool...we ever so lucky to have this young lady grace the corridors of jazz classics as Janis Carnes greets and treats us to Hoagy Carmichael’s magic! With Ms. Carnes 2005 release of Hoagy 'N Me, we feel the love for the man and mood clearly.

You may think of her as angelic and smooth in delivery. However, she can dispatch sultry cool with a vibrant groove in special fashion as well. This ladies and gentleman could be a contribution from Hoagy himself! Ms Carnes fits the Carmichael ambiance all to well....

Ms. Carnes conveys a voice fit for the arrangements and compositions. The sultry mood of "Irresistible" just melts the midnight moon. The animation of her performance can be felt from the recording, which is a rare talent. Note as well the strings of David Hungate adding an elevated mood to the piece. Nothing sweeter....

Ms. Carnes also performs Ms. Carnes with a heartfelt tune called "Am I Naïve" with exquisite delivery and style. Not a melody or pause out of place the vocals she lays out to be examined by the populace are simply hypnotic and intoxicating!

The hypnosis of a Carnes melody does not go away it just returns with each push of play. To listen is to live and this vocalist is an expression of just that! Carmichael and Carnes a duet in delight!

Additional Info

  • Artist / Group Name: Janis Carnes
  • CD Title: Hoagy N Me: Janis Carnes Sings the Songs of Hoagy Carmichael
  • Genre: Jazz Vocals
  • Year Released: 2005
  • Record Label: Peer Southern Productions Inc
  • Rating: Four Stars
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