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 […]

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 […]

Beautifully delivered by the very talented Sara Gazarek. And I have Spotify’s recommendations to thank for stumbling across her beautiful voice. Just added a couple of her albums to my iPhone for off-line listening. Wonderful stuff.

I’ve been loving this album for the last couple of weeks – here’s my favourite track. Well worth a listen. Especially as it was a random discovery via iTunes!

Loving this right now…have several of her albums on my Xmas wish list (hint). The very lovely Robin McKelle…

Have had this album playing in the background as I finish off some admin. The most excellent Hugh Laurie playing “Tipitina”. Makes me think about getting more practice in…

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

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…

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