Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Music CDs

An Evening with Andrew Lloyd Webber
Performed by Orlando Pops Orchestra, this CD contains selections from various musicals. Titles include songs from Evita, Jesus Christ Superstar, and Phantom of the Opera. –Summary

Billie Holiday
“This greatest hits collection accompanies Ken Burns's documentary Jazz and shows that though she never practiced the vocal gymnastics of an Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday was unquestionably among the greatest jazz singers, with a subtle inventiveness in phrasing and note choice and a tremendous capacity to swing. This collection covers virtually the entire career of a fascinating and troubled artist.” –Amazon

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory with music by Danny Elfman
Original Motion Picture Soundtrack from the Tim Burton movie starring Johnny Depp featuring original music and songs by composer and musician Danny Elfman. –Summary

Count Basie
This 19-song collection includes music from the 1930s, 1940s and the 1950s. The CD begins with Basie at the piano in Bennie Moten's Kansas City Orchestra for the 1932 ‘Toby’ and ends with five tunes dating from the mid-1950s. –Summary

Clumsy by Our Lady Peace
Clumsy is the second studio album by the Canadian rock band Our Lady Peace. Released on January 23, 1997 by Columbia Records the album is the band's most successful to date, achieving diamond status in Canada.

Original Motion Picture Soundtrack from the hit movie starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John. Featuring songs such as ‘Summer Nights’, ‘Haplessly Devoted’ and ‘You’re The One That I Want’. –Summary

Greatest Hits by Guns and Roses
“In the late '80s and early '90s, Guns n' Roses shook up the rock world with their brand of hard rock. Greatest Hits spans the band's work from ‘Sweet Child o' Mine’ to ‘Since I Don't Have You’.” –WorldCat

Milestones by Miles Davis
The complete classic album Milestones by the celebrated Miles Davis Sextet with Cannonball Adderley and John Coltrane. –Summary

No Place Like Soul by Soulive
No Place Like Soul is Soulive's seventh full-length album. The longstanding instrumental trio has reinvented itself by adding a fourth member in vocalist Toussaint from Boston (former frontman of the reggae outfit China Band). –Summary

River: The Joni Letters by Herbie Hancock             
“Legendary pianist and innovator Herbie Hancock explores the words and music of another musical pioneer, Joni Mitchell, on his first new studio recording for Verve since 1998's Grammy Award winner Gershwin's World.” –WorldCat

Shrek Two
Original Motion Picture Soundtrack from the hit animated comedy film Shrek 2 featuring songs by David Bowie and Counting Crows. –Summary