Sunday, March 25, 2012

Ol’ Brown Eye’s Is Here, Vol. 2.

Crooner George Ides and his spectacular Easy Listening/Jazz CD, "Ol' Brown Eye's Is Here, Vol. 2," spins an album with smooth sentimental style. This CD is comprised of great standards that Ides crafts into his own artistic fashion as his vocals are very reminiscent of Dean Martin. The opening track, "Somewhere There's a Someone," is an irresistible song that is richly textured with big band instrumentation that complements Ides magnetic vocals. "Ain't That a Kick In the Head," features a bright and crisp horn section that swirls around the vocals with a elegant and classy grace.  Ending up the album, "In the Misty Moon light," has a sweet flowing tonality as Ides displays a charming vocal tonality that will sweep you off your feet.  If you love great standards sung by Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, or even Neil Diamond then you will thoroughly enjoy the delectable arrangements on the marvelous album, "Ol' Brown Eye's Is Here, Vol. 2."

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

“Among the Stars” Mark Shelton

Discover the exquisite vocal talents of Mark Shelton as he spins an impressive collection of songs on his latest album, "Among the Stars." Shelton has taken a variety of great classic standards and creates a fresh and stylish rendition of each one. His warm and inviting vocals will definitely charm its way into your heart and soul. The song, "Sway," has a wonderful dynamic power with a Latin flair and percussive beats. "Everybody Loves Somebody Sometime," is another fantastic song featuring Shelton's silky voice crooning those wonderful lyrics. "Singing in the Rain," is richly textured with sweet strings that float around those terrific vocals. Fans of Michael Buble or Elvis Presley will thoroughly enjoy the delectable songs on the outstanding CD, "Among the Stars."

Sunday, January 15, 2012

"Plenty of Magic" by Ann Stockdale (Blues Artist from Washington)

Ann Stockdale releases her latest Adult Contemporary CD, "Plenty of Magic," that is brimming with a beautiful collection of easy listening songs. Stockdale creates an album that is genuine about its roots and sounds as she gives the listener a beautiful blend of musical genres. The opener/title track, "Plenty of Magic," is bursting with soulful passion as this song has an easy flowing Bluesy appeal. "Macho Muchacho," is a fun loving song that has a delightful syncopated rhythm. One can feel the heart felt passion on the song, "Full Circuit," as Stockdale sings with an emotive voice. If you are a fan of Diana Krall or Joni Mitchell then you will really enjoy the excellent songs on the CD, "Plenty of Magic."

- Diane and the Reviewer Team 
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