Lyn Stanley's 'Toast to Julie London' is sensual, intimate, sensitive, sexy and most of all, romantic / soundsoftimelessjazz
Vocalist Lyn Stanley offers her fans an exceptional new recording that should appeal to the romantic nature in all of them. London Calling…A Toast to Julie London is sensual, intimate, sensitive, sexy and most of all…romantic. These 17 compositions mostly associated with Julie London are now superior vehicles for Lyn Stanley's sultry vocals and the stellar ensemble of musicians she has chosen as accompanists. She spontaneously sings the stories behind the songs as an adept storyteller would while remaining true to the original composer's intentions.
Among the most memorable versions heard here are "As Time Goes By" with its quaint bossa nova feel, both versions of "Summertime" with the bluesy feel of John Chiodini's guitar and Mike Garson on piano, her intimate telling of "It's Impossible" with its calypso beats supplied by Luis Conte and Aaron Serfaty, "Sway" with its sensual reading, and "You The Night and The Music" as a tango.
Overall, London Calling…A Toast to Julie London is among the best recordings in Lyn Stanley's dynamic repertoire and the first tribute to a singer she chose to honor, not mimic. Available now on A.T. Music, LLC. Check it out.