Patty Carpenter is a first class act, her voice rich with expression and keen understanding of each song she sings, and she has clear voice. This 8 song collection will delight jazz lovers of straight-ahead classic jazz.
Songs include "Stardust," "Undecided," "When I Grow Too Old To Dream," "It Had To Be You," "I Can't Give You Anything But Love," "Moonlight Becomes You," "Small Fry," and "Bye Bye Blackbird." It is evident the singer is comfortable with each song and puts her love into each delivery.
Tom McClung gives some fine performances on the piano, full of verve and excitement as do the other musicians. Draa Hobbs plays some memorable solo work on his guitar.
This is a highly likeable collection, one that is full of life and vigor. MEMORIES OF LOVE'S REFRAIN is a showcase for the talents of Patty Carpenter. Special note: Give a listen to her vocals on "When I Grow Too Old To Dream" and "Bye Bye Blackbird" and listen to her range of voice and sweet phrasing. Her version of "It Had To Be You" is worthy of jazz radio playtime! A wonderful listening experience.