Douye / Daddy Said So
Album: Daddy Said So   Collection:Jazz
Artist:Douye   Added:Aug 2017
Label:Groove Note  

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2017-09-08 Pull Date: 2017-11-10 Charts: Jazz
Week Ending: Nov 5 Oct 29 Oct 15 Sep 24 Sep 17
Airplays: 1 1 1 2 2

Recent Airplay
1. Nov 17, 2017: Traditions
Round Midnight
4. Oct 28, 2017: Old Fart at Play
All The Things You Are
2. Nov 11, 2017: Music Casserole
Summertime, Someone To Watch Over Me
5. Oct 11, 2017: At the Cafe Bohemian
Mood Indigo
3. Nov 02, 2017: No Cover, No Fo
Mood Indigo
6. Sep 23, 2017: Old Fart at Play

Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2017-08-20
Reviewed: 2017-08-20
Genre: Jazz
FCCs: none

Review: gorgeous set of old standards by this Nigerian singer with a unique voice and turn of phrase. Every arrangement is augmented by a select combination of some of the best players currently on the scene. And check out the booklet: she has a different stunning outfit for each track!
If You Like: Sarah Vaughn. Dee Dee Bridgewater, Nina Simone
Track Review (favorites denoted by a *):
1/But Beautiful - vocal starts> slow tempo> fade 2/Lush Life - piano starts> slow tempo builds to midtempo> fade *3/ Mood Indigo - bass starts> slow tempo> quick stop *4/Round Midnight - piano starts> slow tempo> fabulous instrumental back-up> trumpet solo> fade 5/Body And Soul - piano starts> midtempo> trumpet solo> Russell Malone guest guitar solo> fade *6/ All The Things You Are - bass/drums start> uptempo> sax solo> quick fade 7/ I Loves You Porgy - piano starts> slow tempo> piano solo> fade 8/Autumn Leaves - drums start> midtempo with Latin feel> quick stop *9/ In A Sentimental Mood - bass/piano starts> slow tempo> trumpet solo> sax solo> fade *10/ Sophisticated Lady - piano starts> midtempo slows to slow tempo> fade 11/ Someone To Watch Over Me - horns start> midtempo> fadeon vocal *12/ Summertime - percussion starts> fast tempo music with midtempo vocals> kick butt trumpet solo? full out jam> crescendo end 13/ Besame Mucho - slow tempo> sax solo> slow fade *14 Ron Carter on bass starts> bass duet with vocal> slow tempo> fade & final bass notes

Track Listing
1. But Beautiful   8. Autumn Leaves
2. Lush Life   9. In A Sentimental Mood
3. Mood Indigo   10. Sophisticated Ladey
4. Round Midnight   11. Someone To Watch Over Me
5. Boddy And Soul   12. Summertime
6. All The Things You Are   13. Besame Mucho
7. I Loved You Porgy   14. Nature Boy