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.
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
Little Girl Blue
Who She Do
Sometimes I’m Happy
Roll ‘Em Pete
57 minutes, plus DVD Bonus Features