DIANNE REEVES: Everything Must Change

Catalog # 76600

UPC # 602267660029

Dianne Reeves, Vocals;
Phil Moore, piano, John Heard, bass, Harold Jones, drums;
Billy Childs, Piano; Joey Heredia, drums; Billy Carroll, bass;
Ronald Powell, percussion; Snooky Young, trumpet; Ross Thompkins, piano;

 

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The Album Everything Must Change is a live recording that was part of the Ad Lib TV Series recorded in 1981 at the very start of her career, in which the now legendary Dianne Reeves appeared with acclaimed Jazz artists, like pianist Billy Childs and trumpeter Snooky Young. A Jazz icon in every sense of the word, Reeves is a fearless singer, unafraid to break the mold by experimenting outside her genre. Her expansive range, precise pitch, rhythmic and instinctual timing, and powerful yet graceful style have created an intoxicating sound for the singer who enchants and fascinates everyone lucky enough to hear her beautiful voice. The Album features some of the iconic songs from the Great American songbook, such as “Stormy Weather” and “Love for Sale”, and showcases Dianne Reeve’s ability to breathe new air into old beloved tunes.The song “Answer Me” was featured in Barbra Streisand’s 1977 Album “Superman”. The Album hit #3 on the Billboard Charts. The song was written especially for Barbra Streisand, and the movie “A Star is Born”.

Song Selection:

  1. On a Clear Day
  2. Stormy Weather
  3. Everything Must Change
  4. Love for Sale
  5. Answer Me
  6. St. Louis Blues
  7. Don’t Play With My
  8. Am I Blue?
  9. Everything

About Dianne Reeves

NEA Jazz Master and five-time Grammy winner, vocalist Dianne Reeves is one of the pre-eminent jazz vocalist in the world. As a result of her breathtaking virtuosity, improvisational prowess, and unique jazz and R&B stylings, Reeves received the Grammy for Best Jazz Vocal Performance for three consecutive recordings – a Grammy first in any vocal category. Reeves has recorded and performed with Wynton Marsalis and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra. She has also recorded with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Berlin Philharmonic.

Reeves worked with legendary producer Arif Mardin (Norah Jones, Aretha Franklin) on the Grammy winning A Little Moonlight. She has performed at the White House on multiple occasions including President Obama’s State Dinner for the President of China.

Reeves’ most recent release Beautiful Life, features Gregory Porter, Robert Glasper, Lalah Hathaway and Esperanza Spalding. Produced by Terri Lyne Carrington, Beautiful Life won the 2015 Grammy for Best Jazz Vocal Performance. Reeves is the recipient of honorary doctorates from Berklee College of Music and the Juilliard School. In 2018 the National Endowment for the Arts designated Reeves an NEA Jazz Master — the highest honor the United States bestows on jazz artists.“Like Sarah Vaughan, she has the resources of an opera singer who has chosen jazz. Her voice is clear and robust; it is an instrument that celebrates itself through its sheer power… one of the greatest living jazz singers” – Stephen Holden, New York Times

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