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Joe Williams with George Shearing: A Song is Born

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Price: $19.98
Item Number: 2333
Artist: Williams, Joe with George Shearing

This classic DVD, Joe Williams with George Shearing: A Song is Born, showcases a rare dream collaboration of two musical giants, Jazz & Blues singer Joe Williams & Jazz pianist George Shearing, at the pinnacle of their musical prowess. This state-of-the-art DVD, magnificently filmed in 1991 at the beautiful Paul Masson Winery in California, also features Neil Swainson (Bass) and Paul Humphrey (Drums) helping Shearing (Piano) and Williams (Vocals) to create a spectacular evening of Jazz

 

“Joe Williams “keeps an audience engrossed, entertained

and enthralled.”                                             -Leonard Feather, L.A. Times

 

Whether it's the Blues, romantic ballads or contemporary music, Joe Williams has attained fame as a singer’s singer. Since his first hit Every Day, as the singer of the Count Basie Band, his vocal excellence, individual talent, and impeccable taste have resulted in countless accolades and universal appeal.  George Shearing is among the most popular and respected musicians of all time. His splendid “locked hands” piano technique, coupled with a tender touch, has made him one of the few pianists with a recognizable sound.

 

“...can quench the thirst of almost every jazz fan..."

                                                            - The Washington Post

 

This extraordinary DVD, Joe Williams with George Shearing: A Song is Born, is not only a musical delight, pairing the magnificent voice of Joe Williams with the musical chops of Shearing, but a historic record of two Grammy Award winning Jazz masters impressing the audience and playing their hearts out with inimitable skill and the artistic fortitude they are famous for.

 

"...This is classic Joe Williams...people who like their jazz

smooth will especially enjoy..."                     - Jazz Notes

 

Selections include: 

· Just Friends

· I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart

· Nobody's Heart Belongs to Me  

· Blues in My Heart

· Shake, Rattle, and Roll

· A Child is Born

· Muddy Waters

· Little Girl Blue

· Who She Do 

· Sometimes I'm Happy  

· Roll ’Em Pete

· Tenderly

· The Comeback

 

 DVD BONUS FEATURES

  • Trivia and Fun Facts Subtitles
  • Joe Williams Biography
  • Photo Gallery
  • Instant Access to over 30 Selections
  • Instant Access to Instrumental Solos
  • Dolby Digital Stereo Audio
  • Digitally Mastered Audio & Video
  • Multi-Directional Interactive Menus
    (1 hour, plus multiple bonus features)

     

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