David Payne Live! - Jazz Vocalist
My Blog

For Jazz Lovers Only

I came across a song sung by Lou Rawls that caught my attention.  It's not that I haven't heard this song before as I have heard it played by David Sanborn, but never to this degree. And since I've decided to perform this song, I now hear this song as if I was  listening to it for the first time. The name of the song, "Willow Weep For Me" , words and music by Ann Ronel  and recorded in 1932.
It made me investigate who besides Lou Rawls and David Sanborn performed this song. I came across Billie Holiday, Sam Cooke among others who also recorded this song.  I also found a clip of Lou Rawls doing this Jazz piece on youtube. What's interesting about this song is that it's considered a jazz piece with a hint of blues. I believe it's a very thin line between blues and jazz in some songs, and for those who are in tune, listening wise, will hear when it touches blues and then revert back to jazz. It would be interesting to hear your input on this by leaving a comment. Let's explore this Made in America art called "Jazz".

For more information on this topic and other jazz inquires go to:

Here's Lou Rawls rendition  of "Willow Weep For Me".
You need Flash Player in order to view this.
Lou Rawls 'Willow Weep For Me' on Frankly Jazz
Frankly Jazz was a half-hour television program produced in Los Angeles in the early 1960s. Each program featured one or more prominent West Coast Jazz performer of the day. Frankly Jazz was hosted...


11 Comments to For Jazz Lovers Only:

Comments RSS
Terry Hester on Tuesday, April 26, 2011 12:06 PM
Caught it!... I heard the transition. Smooth and on time. This is a good find. Just lets you know how deep Jazz goes with its combinations. Thanks for sharing. Have a great performance this week-end. Your friend in Texas... Where 'everything' is big!
Reply to comment


Dubturbo on Thursday, September 27, 2012 2:23 AM
Stunning song it is! “Willow Weep for Me" is a class of song which can create people’s sensation and give people more pleasure. So those who doesn’t listen this song they should try to listen at least one time. So thanks for this nice song and enjoy more.
Reply to comment


Rodrigo Alan blog on Thursday, May 23, 2013 8:57 AM

One thing wants to critiques is that Shoes ofNike air max is reasonably pack , it��s made of crocodile skin and microfiber ,it��s in good styles and low-key nostalgia models ,full of Bohemia style and visibility .it��s deserve to own. masculinity .Thanks for all tips I've learned including strategies .

Reply to comment


wo110756 on Tuesday, October 08, 2013 10:42 PM
Winter bridal jewellery can be some of the most opulent and rich of all the seasons of bridal jewelery. What it comes down to, winter whites make great marriage whites. Winter is white,taking pictures iswarovskishop.com what beats beautiful white winter bridal jewelery. If pearls are just not for you and your bridal jewelery selection, then Swarovski crystals are a good option too.
Reply to comment


wo110756 on Tuesday, October 08, 2013 10:45 PM
acceptance with a accurate blazon of customers.swarovski lavender pierced earrings These are the ones, why delay agilely to get authority of a artefact that can acquiesce them to appearance off their comfortable
Reply to comment


ash shoes uk shop on Tuesday, October 08, 2013 10:47 PM
Now along with women, men are also conscious about their appearance. Even for men also fashion is very much important. They also want that their appearance should be attractive to other people. So they are very much concerned about their clothes and supra shoes as these two things decide the appearance of the men. Asn Sneakers are available in different styles and designs in the market.
Reply to comment


supra tk society justin bieber on Tuesday, October 08, 2013 10:47 PM
supra shoe looks so fashionable and trendy that you cannot afford to comeback barehanded once you step into the shop. The features of the sneakers are so popular among young girls that each day they are looking forward to walk to exhibit their widest set of shoes. Combination of red leather and having zebra fur is making the shoes famous day by day. It is also comfortable and durable from the customer point of view.
Reply to comment


china shopping nike on Tuesday, November 26, 2013 6:04 PM
Hello, you used to write excellent.
Reply to comment


sport on Wednesday, July 16, 2014 6:41 AM
Wetten Linien College Football
Reply to comment


sport on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 8:16 AM
Die Gleichung Nachfrage von Kunden-und Versorgungs und bieten ist seit langem das Haupt das Prinzip fuehren zu professionelle jeden Marktplatz .Aber bedenken den Zweck ist immer, verbessern Sie Ihre Chancen auf Gewinn erfolgreich .
Reply to comment


Hop Over To THIS WebSite on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 12:26 PM
Das ist definitiv sie set der typische , dass der Bedeutung von Name der World Wide Web ist wichtig fuer die fuer der Einrichtung.Dont Vermutung gegen im Gegensatz zu gegen die Cowboys, nur weil weil muessen Sie eliminieren zu reduzieren.
Reply to comment

Add a Comment

Your Name:
Email Address: (Required)
Website:
Comment:
Make your text bigger, bold, italic and more with HTML tags. We'll show you how.
Post Comment
RSS

Recent Posts

For Jazz Lovers Only

Categories

Jazz Lovers Only
powered by