James Travis Reeves was an American country and popular music singer-songwriter. With records charting from the 1950s to the 1980s, he became well known as a practitioner of the Nashville sound (a mixture of older country-style music with elements of popular music). Known as "Gentleman Jim", his songs continued to chart for years after his death. Reeves died in the crash of his private airplane. He is a member of both the Country Music and Texas Country Music Halls of Fame.
This disc reissues Dianne Reeves' entire 1982 LP "Welcome to My Love", plus three tracks from 1985's "For Every Heart" and one selection from her days as a vocalist with the band Caldera.
Dianne Reeves has been one of the top singers in jazz ever since the late '80s. A logical successor to Dinah Washington and Carmen McRae (although even she can't reach the impossible heights of Ella and Sarah Vaughan), Reeves is a superior interpreter of lyrics and a skilled scat singer.
When she wants to sing jazz, Dianne Reeves has always had the ability to reach the top of her field, but she has long seemed unable to make up her mind between jazz, R&B, world music, and pop. This Blue Note disc fortunately finds her mostly sticking to jazz and in consistently superb form. Reeves' treatments of such numbers as "Afro Blue" (which is particularly memorable), "Love for Sale," "Softly As in a Morning Sunrise," "How High the Moon," and McCoy Tyner's "You Taught My Heart to Sing" all border on the classic.
Vol. 1. Connu du monde entier, Hubert Reeves est autant apprecie par ses pairs que par le grand public pour son engagement et ses qualites de transmetteur de savoirs. A la suite de ses nombreuses conferences de vulgarisation, Hubert Reeves a voulu, avec son fils Benoit, realiser un enregistrement pedagogique des questions qui lui sont le plus souvent posees. …
is the second album by . Released on vinyl in 1984, it was re-released on compact disc only once - in Japan, on the label in 1988. Only some of the compositions of this album can be found later in compilation of (1996). Therefore, this disc is a rarity even in the auction sales.