The follow up to the critically acclaimed Deeper Still, it embraces the spectrum of her musical influences from soul (Right Back In To The Feeling's duet with Michael McDonald), jazz (the percussive Free) and country (a yearning love remembered Time Won't Tell co-written with Harlan Howard) to rock (Will and Liz wouldn't be out of place on an Alanis album) and even Tin Pan Alley (the lushly arranged Look where those Hoagy Carmichael
His original vision for Bond was not Scan Connery, but songwriter-turned-actor Hoagy Carmichael
, to whom Fleming bore a passing resemblance.
Cover versions of Hoagy Carmichael
's Georgia On My Mind and Acker Bilk's Evening Shadows are extra treats.
Boston Brass: Ya Gotta Try, with music by Clifford Brown, Duke Ellington, Hoagy Carmichael
, Dizzy Gillespie, Chick Corea, and others.
today the Lane Faculty Jazz Quintet will play a 75-minute set of jazz standards, featuring the music of John Coltrane, Hoagy Carmichael
, Joe Henderson, Toots Thielman and Thelonius Monk.
Making this a real family affair was Lynn's husband Thom Meredith, principal of Kirklees Music School, here in the role of tenor soloist, singing everything from the stylish work of Hoagy Carmichael
to the laughter of My Lawn by Instant Sunshine.
A A product of the magical pairing of Hoagy Carmichael
and Johnny Mercer, it was the Oscar-winning song from Here Comes the Groom (1951) in which it was sung by Bing Crosby and Jane Wyman.
The latest album by Bryn Terfel - the Welsh bass-baritone who has won world acclaim for his operatic roles - is simply entitled Bryn and offers a popular selection of songs, ballads and arias, ranging from Schubert's Ave Maria and Tchaikovsky's None But the Lonely Heart to Danny Boy and Hoagy Carmichael
's Lazy Bones, accompanied by the London Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Barry Wordsworth.
She hasn't mastered Hoagy Carmichael
's Skylark yet, but she can sing the first few bars of the Teletubbies' theme.
The latter two tunes were co-written by Johnny Mercer, the celebrated writer who collaborated at Paramount with several composers including Arlen and Hoagy Carmichael
as well as, later, Mancini.
Nelson ran through his usual songbook of classics, both his own (Crazy, Night Life), strings of Hoagy Carmichael
and Hank Williams, an extended Milk Cow Blues, plus a surprisingly brief nod to the departed Waylon Jennings, via Will The Circle Be Unbroken.
But there was a line in Hoagy Carmichael
's Old Hong Kong that we sang as a duet and I would shamelessly adapt "Sweet Opium" to "Sweet old PM" - more corpsing.