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R.S.V.P. (Rare Songs, Very Personal) by Nancy Wilson

A remarkable collection of songs as only the wonderful jazz vocalist Nancy Wilson can sing them, this R.S.V.P. is something that all jazz fans will enjoy listening to. Nancy Wilson has been in the music business for over fifty years, and this CD adds to her stature as an enduring jazz icon.

This CD contains twelve selections. Among the titles are found such lovely songs as "An Older Man Is Like An Elegant Wine," "Why Did I Choose You," "How About Me," "Little Green Apples," "That's All," and a memorable version of "Blame It On My Youth" with George Shearing at the piano.

This is a fine outing for Nancy Wilson, for she is in top form and her voice perfect for the songs she has chosen to share with the jazz audience. This one is worth your time and a great listening entertainment.

Additional Info

  • Artist / Group Name: Nancy Wilson
  • CD Title: R.S.V.P. (Rare Songs, Very Personal)
  • Genre: Jazz Vocals
  • Year Released: 2004
  • Record Label: MCG Jazz
  • Tracks: An Older Man Is Like An Elegant Wine, Day In Day Out, Why Did I Choose You, I Wish I’d Met You, I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart, Goodbye, How About Me, Minds Of Their Own, Little Green Apples, You’ll See, That’s All, Blame It On My Youth
  • Musicians: Nancy Wilson (vocals); Phil Woods (alto sax); Paquito D’Rivera (clarinet); Bill Watrous (trombone); Toots Thielemans (harmonica); Joe Negri, Marty Ashby (guitar); Gary Burton (vibraphone); Jay Ashby (percussion, keyboard, background vocals); Ivan Lins (keyboards); George Shearing, Llew Matthews (piano); Dwayne Dolphin (bass); Jamey Haddad (drums); Kim Nazarian (background vocals) Andrés Cárdenes (violin); Tatjana Mead Charris (viola); David Premo (cello) The All-Star Big Band: Mike Tomaro (alto sax, clarinet); Andres Boiarsky (alto sax, flute); Andy Snitzer (alto & tenor sax, clarinet); Eric DeFade (tenor sax, flute); Jim Germann (baritone sax, bass clarinet); Jim Hynes, Bob Millikan, Steve Hawk, Dennis Reynolds (trumpet); Mike Davis, Jay Ashby (trombone); Gary Piecka, Max Seigel (bass trombone); Marty Ashby (guitar); Llew Matthews (piano); Rufus Reid (bass); Lewis Nash (drums)
  • Rating: Five Stars
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