Mary Stallings

Songs Were Made to Sing (SSR-1903)

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Songs Were Made to Sing

Mary Stallings

Smoke Sessions

888295851848

SMK 157329

SSR-1903

JAZZ

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CD 12,39 €

• DIGIPACK EDITION

Not a single lyric on Songs Were Made To Sing was written by Mary Stallings, but each one represents a chapter in her life and a piece of her soul. On her latest album, the incomparable vocalist has crafted an exquisite collection of classic songs to reflect on a life well and passionately lived. With Songs Were Made To Sing, Stallings puts her distinctive stamp on a diverse set of 13 songs, using her gift for interpreting a lyric to transform familiar melodies into profoundly personal and captivating stories.

PERSONNEL:

  • MARY STALLINGS, vocals
  • EDDIE HENDERSON, trumpet
  • VINCENT HERRING, alto & tenro sax
  • DAVID HAZELTINE, piano
  • DAVID WILLIAMS, bass
  • JOE FARNSWORTH, drums
  • Special guest:
  • DANIEL SADOWNICK, percussion (2 & 7)

Recorded Live in December 6, 2018, New York.

TRACKS:

  • 01. Stolen Moments
  • 02. Lover Man
  • 03. Blue Monk
  • 04. Ill Wind
  • 05. While We're Young
  • 06. Lady Bird
  • 07. When I Close My Eyes
  • 08. Prelude to a Kiss
  • 09. Third Time is the Charm
  • 10. 'Round Midnight
  • 11. Soul Mates
  • 12. Give Me the Simple Life
  • 13. Sugar