JWQ Showcase 2017

Thursday, September 29, 2016

USA: Shirley Horn - Live At The Four Queens Live (Resonance 2016)


Live At The Four QueensThe first Shirley Horn release in nearly 10 years! Captured Live at the 4 Queens Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on May 2, 1988 featuring Horn's trio of over 20 years - bassist Charles Ables and drummer Steve Williams. This deluxe CD includes a 56-page book with rare photos, plus essays and interviews by acclaimed author James Gavin, vocalist and friend Sheila Jordan, Horn s manager Sheila Mathis, daughter Rainy Smith, former Verve Records producers Jean-Philippe Allard & Richard Seidel, Resonance producer Zev Feldman, Washington D.C. jazz radio DJ Rusty Hassan and others. This 52-Minute set was originally recorded by KNPR Las Vegas for the syndicated weekly radio program called 'Monday Night Jazz' at the 4 Queens and boasts re-mastered audio from the original tapes. Music lovers of all kinds will be lucky when they pick up this CD.