Glad to hear that Hoagy
Carmichael is still a part of I.
What do James Dean, Michael Jackson, Florence Henderson, Hoagy
Carmichael, Cole Porter, Abraham Lincoln, and Charles Manson have in common?
From Robert Johnson's little recorded "Stones in My Passway" to Kansas Joe's and Memphis Minnie's "Joliet Bound," Mellencamp fills in with Son House, Woody Guthrie, Hoagy
Carmichael, Willie Dixon, among many, many more.
This memorial album includes two discs: the first, a trio session recorded with pianist Geoffrey Keezer and drummer Karriem Riggins only a few months before Brown's death, and consisting primarily of jazz standards; the second, a selection of previously unreleased tracks from the Telarc catalog, on which he plays in a shifting trio setting with such young jazz stars as pianist Benny Green (on a sweet and lovely arrangement of Hoagy
Carmichael's "Stardust" and on Brown's own robustly swinging "F.
Sudhalter's research for the book Stardust Melody: The Life and Music of Hoagy
Carmichael (Oxford University q Press, 2002).
But the real standout in the cover departments is an the closing track, Hoagy
Carmichael's "The Nearness of You" tackles this standard the way it was meant to be played: solo.
For another project to digitize the university's Hoagy
Carmichael collection, technicians are scanning twice, once for archival purposes with standard settings and once for access, manipulating the image to improve its appearance on the Web if necessary.
Also included on Indiana ResourceLink are the Battle of Tippecanoe, Birch Bayh, Hoagy
Carmichael, James Dean, John Dillinger, the Enabling Act (1816), Ida Harper, Indian Removal, Indiana Farm Bureau, the Massacre at Fall Creek, the Trail of Death, the Treaty of Greenville (1795), the Whitewater Canal, and Fuzzy Zoeller.
cummings at the coffee bar; Andy's Diaries from "Beyond the Sunset"; improved platitudes ("Know thyselves"); testaments of belief ("I believe: The world has a lot to learn from Hoagy
Carmichael"); and declarations of desire ("We're looking for a few good women with the mettle to be enablers.
Although the movie Big was essentially a comedy, it featured a dozen tunes underlying the action, including the memorable "Heart and Soul" by Hoagy
Carmichael and Frank Loesser for the scene where Josh taps it out on the toy piano.
Deftly accompanied by Neil Swainson on bass--the 72-year-old blending effortlessly with a musician four decades his junior--Shearing swings through Rodgers and Hart's "Isn't It Romantic," Hoagy
Carmichael's "Memphis in June," and Charlie Parker's bebop "Moose the Mooch" with equal facility, throwing in a handful of lesser-known works that show off his own versatility and Swainson's ability to make a bass do everything but talk.
Also, June 15th at 6:30 pm at the Festival, the world's only life-size bronze Tribute to composer/musician Hoagy
Carmichael will be unveiled.
Choral numbers will include John Rutter's The Lord Bless You and Keep You and Hoagy
Carmichael's Georgia on My Mind, while the ensemble will play a variety of folk, classical and modern-day brass pieces.
He begins on soprano with a piece from the original solo soprano saxophonist Steve Lacy, and then covers everything from standards like Hoagy
Carmichael's Stardust (fruity tenor) to some of his own compositions and spontaneous improvisations.
Young provided the consolation for the Magpies.