music clip of the day


Tag: Audra McDonald

Tuesday, March 24th

three takes

“Spring Is Here” (R. Rogers, L. Hart), 1938

Audra McDonald (1970-), live



Frank Sinatra (1915-1998), 1958



Bill Evans Trio (BE, 1929-1980, piano; Scott LaFaro, 1936-1961, bass; Paul Motian, 1931-2011, drums), 1959




random sights

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.



NPR Music: A List of Live Virtual Concerts to Watch During the Coronavirus Shutdown.”

Wednesday, 5/30/12

old stuff

Fred Astaire (with Ginger Rogers), “I Won’t Dance”
Roberta, 1935




Driving around yesterday afternoon, I happened upon a new series on NPR’s All Things Considered, “Mom and Dad’s Record Collection.” “[M]usicians, writers, even politicians” talk about a “song they discovered through a parent and how it shaped them.” First up was singer and actress Audra McDonald, who can be heard here.

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