Tag: Jazz

MacPsych at the movies: La La Land

I think I went to see La La Land at just the right time. Let's face it: the first few weeks of 2017 have been pretty miserable from an international perspective and the news shows haven't held back in delivering a steady stream of doom, gloom and bigotry on a nightly basis. I also need ...


The Hot Sardines – love it!

Spotify flagged up The Hot Sardines in my 'Discover Weekly' playlist a few weeks ago and it was love at first sight. Or listen... you know what I mean. Here's my fave so far - a super-upbeat version of 'Bei Mir Bist Du Schoen'. A lifetime away from the more mushy and shmatzly versions you ...


We just couldn’t say goodbye…

Diana Krall, performing from her latest album. Absolutely love this, especially the violin.


I Love Paris (in the Springtime…)

Kind of. But I *really* love this interpretation by Peter Cincotti. I've been listening to this album this morning while battling with my iTunes library...


Listening to this…

...and dancing around my kitchen. Don't care who knows it.


Gershwin on Gershwin

Amazing - George Gershwin playing his own Rhapsody in Blue. Courtesy of Open Culture. This is - without doubt - my favourite piece of music. As in, ever. Of all time. And Gershwin is my favourite composer. Sit back, relax and enjoy the next 14 minutes.


She could literally sing…*Anything*

I stumbled across this when looking for something completely different. But. Wow. Ella Fitzgerald could really turn her hand to anything.


Chilling out to this…

Chilling out to some Lisa Ekdahl this morning. Love this album.


Les Eaux de Mars…

Some new loveliness from the very talent Stacey Kent. Can't wait for this album!