Sunday, November 25, 2012


One from the jazz singer Pantheon, David Allyn, died on November 22 at the Veterans Administration Hospital in West Haven, Conn. He was 93. The Twilight of the Gods, I tell you. . .the Twilight of the Gods. Hear here.

Friday, November 16, 2012

Welcome back, Sue


Part Tribute, Part Torch, a Voice Goes All Out

Sue Raney at Feinstein’s at Loews Regency

by Stephen Holden, New York Times, November 13

Cosmic Charm: After a 30-Year Drought, Sue Rains Down From the Sky in a Refreshingly Smart Set

She was in better vocal control than ever, full of intense feelings that were never sabotaged by craft