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Anita O'Day: 1963 and 1970

SOURCE: Published: 2013-12-17
Singer Anita O'Day
Anita O'Day
Anita O'Day
1919 - 2006
vocalist
appeared in Stockholm, Sweden, in 1963 and Oslo, Norway, in 1970. In both cases she was in superb form—slickly wriggling into songs like a tight dress, moving above and below notes to make songs her own. As always, O'Day was in complete control and a consummate professional. Fortunately her performances were captured on film and distributed in 2009 on DVD by Naxos as part of its Jazz Icons series. Her versions of Green Dolphin Street, Lennon and McCartney's Yesterday and I Can't Get Started feature O'Day at her very best. A special thanks to John Cooper for finding this on YouTube. To buy the following on DVD, go here; for more informaton about the material, go here)

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This story appears courtesy of JazzWax by Marc Myers.
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