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 ...

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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 ...

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We just couldn’t say goodbye…

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

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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...

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Listening to this…

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

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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.

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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.

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Chilling out to this…

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

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Les Eaux de Mars…

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