Joe Williams: A Song Is Born (with George Shearing)

Catalog# 72333
UPC# 602267233322

 

Vocals: Joe Williams

Piano: George Shearing

Bass: Neil Swainson

Drums: Paul Humphrey

 

Whether it’s the blues, romantic ballads or contemporary music, Joe Williams has attained fame as a singer’s singer. Performing with legendary jazz pianist George Shearing,this is a rare dream collaboration of two music giants. Hotter and cooler than ever, and at the peak of their musical powers, this is Joe’s first video concert in many many years.

Joe Williams “keeps an audience engrossed, entertained and enthralled. ” -Leonard Feather, L.A. TIMES

Since his first hit Every Day as the singer of the Count Basie Band, his vocal excellence and impeccable taste have resulted in the universal appeal that has won him a Grammy, numerous other awards and polls, and, both the Downbeat Critics’ and Readers’ Polls.

V.I.E.W. Video is proud to add this enhanced DVD, Joe Williams with George Shearing: A SONG IS BORN to its Hall of Fame DVD Collection. Magnificently filmed in 1991 at the beautiful Paul Masson Winery in a state-of-the-art multi-camera 24-track digital audio and video production. The bonus Trivia and Fun Facts subtitles further enhance the viewing experience of this wonderful concert performance.

 

SELECTIONS

Just Friends

I Let a Song Go Out of

My Heart

Nobody’s Heart Belongs

to Me

Blues In My Heart

Shake Rattle and Roll

A Child is Born

Muddy Water

Little Girl Blue

Who She Do

Sometimes I’m Happy

Roll ‘Em Pete

Tenderly

The Comeback

 

57 minutes, plus DVD Bonus Features

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