I emailed her earlier this year when she was in the U. Come Back to Me Lane-Lerner - 2:22 17. Recorded live on minimal mikes in the studio with her regular touring trio, this set sounds stunningly real just as if you were in the room with the musicians. With four brothers, there were a lot of shirts to iron and Seidel soon knew that famous Lerner and Loewe score inside out — so when her school announced plans to stage My Fair Lady, she knew she had to overcome her natural shyness and audition for the part of Eliza Doolittle. That Old Black Magic Arlen-Mercer - 3:01 15.
Cheek to Cheek Berlin - 4:07 09. All have been well reviewed all over the world. She gave me faith in myself and appreciated my differences and showed me love and kindness through music. She was unique, kind and intuitive and will always be cherished and missed. Next, she moved to Sydney where her career took off in the cabaret scene as well as in jazz. Country singer David Slater recorded the song on his 2005 album Nice And Easy.
She was still working with one of her brothers, bass playing David Seidel, in recent years — he, along with her partner Chuck Morgan, who plays guitar — was part of the trio which came to Scotland several times, most recently last October. Both proved highly influential — but the girlish-sounding Dearie especially so. Seidel has cut eight albums for the La Brava label. Seidel recorded almost exclusively for the independent jazz label La Brava, releasing up to 18 albums from 1994 onwards. September in the Rain Dubin-Warren - 2:29 02. Embraceable You Gershwin-Gershwin - 4:00 04. This latest from one of Australia's premiere singers, Janet Seidel, focuses on more sophisticated material Day sang in movies, like Young Man With a Horn and her film portrayal of vocalist Ruth Etting, as well as tunes she did with bands led by Les Brown and Bob Crosby and others.
There in the early 1980s, she formed her first trio with her brother on bass and the legendary Billy Ross on drums. Then in the sixties I heard Stanz Getz and Charlie Byrd with Desafinado. Seidel enjoyed substantial success overseas as well as in Australia, especially in Japan where she engaged in prestigious tours across Tokyo, Nagoya and Osaka, occasionally sharing the bill with the likes of Toshiko Akiyoshi and Lew Tabackin. This was a prestigious tour and included major concerts in Tokyo, Nagoya and Osaka plus several jazz club engagements. Some newspapers mistakenly reported her death as 8 August.
Unlike Day, Seidel backs herself on piano, a la Jeri Southern and Shirley Horn, with help from brother David Seidel on bass and Morgan. On all the songs she sings there is eloquent understanding of the intentions of the lyricists allied to outstanding musicianship, the latter quality embracing her singing and piano playing. A stand-out feature of her personality as a vocalist was also her humility, as she emphasized that 'the song is more important than the singer', showing her commitment to her music above all else. Consistently self-effacing, he usually refused to play solos, and here his simple yet elegant lines display how much audiences lost through his reluctance to do other than accompany his vocal partner. That led me on the path to jazz. However, to expand our offerings and develop new means to foster jazz discovery we need your help. Seidel v ; Hunt p.
While she was a student there, she formed a band with two of her brothers and they played at country dances and local gigs. Her album 2005 Moon of Manakoora, dominated the Japanese jazz vocal charts for three months consecutively. During her student days, Seidel had the chance to see Dearie perform — and it proved to be a defining moment. She was smart enough to quit while she was ahead. For the solo gig, Seidel had to learn how to interact with strangers. No financial rewards, but immense satisfaction and, thanks to linking up with writer Stan Britt, managed to meet and photograph some of my heroes: Stan Getz, Dexter Gordon, Count Basie, Oscar Peterson. But there is no big band cum Les Brown here.
I wasn't to know for another 28 years after that, that I was on the autism spectrum. Sooner or Later Sondheim - 3:47 14. Seidel and the group are that good. For the revue Out of the Frying Pan 1980 , she wrote five original songs, collaborated with Judy Szekeres on the musical arrangement, played in the orchestra and was involved with the choreography. My Ship Gershwin-Weill - 5:11 08. Back then, you could get work anywhere in the world just playing piano and singing. While not jazz, these performances certainly have a jazzy feel about them.
For the musical melodrama The Redheads' Revenge 1978 , she wrote and arranged all the songs, conducted and played in the orchestra and was also involved in the writing, production and direction of the show. We are devastated to think we will never see her again. Her album Moon of Manakoora won the for Best Australian Jazz Vocal Album in 2006. During the last-named session Janet played a few impromptu moments of You Are There, the result providing a short but apt and moving closing track. . Little Jazz Bird Gershwin-Gershwin - 2:52 Лог создания рипа Exact Audio Copy V1.
What you hear is precisely how it was recorded in the studio — very unusual in these days of high-tech wizardry where too often younger artists are less and less concerned with what they're playing and how they're playing it. This is Seidel's ninth album for La Brava, and it joins the ranks of her long line of excellent output. As well as collaborating frequently with her brother, leading Australian bassist David Seidel, she also played with other notable figures from the Australian jazz scene such as guitarist Ian Date and pianist Bobby Gebert. She decided that she would sing a bit more softly to see if it would quieten the crowd down, and it worked. From 1976 to 1980, she was an active member of the Adelaide Feminist Theatre Group.