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Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga - Cheek To Cheek

As most should know, Tony Bennett is the ultimate living Jazz legend. He has worked hard for what he has earned throughout the years. Despite his age, “he can still swing”, as Lady Gaga puts it. 225 more words

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1976 in Jazz: Art Pepper -"The Summer Knows" - The Trip

“The Summer Knows” is considered one of the few jazz standards introduced after the 1950s. It is the theme music for the 1971 movie The Summer of ’42, and was composed by Michel Legrand. 177 more words

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Samba de Uma Nota Só

“Samba de Uma Nota Só” (“One-Note Samba”) is a song composed by Antonio Carlos Jobim with Portuguese lyrics by Newton Mendonça. The English lyrics were written by Jobim. 136 more words

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Desafinado

Desafinado“, a Portuguese word (usually rendered into English as “Out of Tune“, or as “Off Key“), is the title of a bossa nova song composed by Antonio Carlos Jobim with lyrics (in Portuguese) by Newton Mendonça. 105 more words

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Like Someone in Love.

Two very different takes on a lovely jazz standard. <3

Jazz Standards at the Movies: Davis/Coltrane/Evans - "On Green Dolphin Street" (From the movie Green Dolphin Street - 1947)

“On Green Dolphin Street” was the main theme of the 1947 MGM film Green Dolphin Street. The movie was based on a book by British novelist… 296 more words

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