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Witchcraft: The Songs Of Cy Coleman / Martin, Bennett


Release Date: 03/01/2011 
Label:  Linn Records   Catalog #: AKD359  
Composer:  Cy Coleman
Performer:  Claire MartinRichard Rodney Bennett
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Multi 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Recent reviews "They make something very hard seem effortless indeed." Jazzwise "As polished as you could hope for." The Sunday Times "They make something very hard seem effortless indeed." Jazzwise "The super-versatile Bennett is probably the world's leading cabaret singer-pianist." The Herald 'The most gifted jazz singer this country has produced in twenty years.' The Sunday Times o The unstoppable duo of Claire Martin and Sir Richard Rodney Bennett, a partnership polished over two decades, release their stylish new album 'Witchcraft', a sparkling celebration of the music of Cy Coleman. o The duo launch 'Witchcraft' with a special concert in celebration of Sir Richard's 75th birthday at Wigmore Read more Hall. Claire will return to New York with Sir Richard in May 2011 to perform at the prestigious Algonquin Hotel. o Claire Martin's career continues to flourish: in 2010 Claire was named 'Best Vocalist' at the British Jazz Awards for the second year running. o Claire and Sir Richard's first duo album, 'When Lights are Low', received wide critical acclaim. o Claire Martin has spent the last 20 years honing the craft of jazz singing. To worldwide audiences she has established herself as a tour-de-force on the international jazz scene, gaining many awards including six British Jazz Awards. o Claire is also known to fans through the BBC Radio 3 programme Jazz Line-Up, which she co-presents. o Claire has performed internationally with the finest musicians and also performs regularly with Sir Richard in an intimate duo setting where they play to sell-out crowds. o Sir Richard is considered to be the greatest jazz composer of his generation and is widely known for composing the film soundtrack 'Murder on the Orient Express. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
On Second Thought by Cy Coleman
Performer:  Claire Martin (Voice), Richard Rodney Bennett (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
2.
Let Me Down Easy by Cy Coleman
Performer:  Claire Martin (Voice), Richard Rodney Bennett (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
3.
I'm Gonna Laugh You Right Out Of My Life by Cy Coleman
Performer:  Claire Martin (Voice), Richard Rodney Bennett (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
4.
The Best is Yet to Come by Cy Coleman
Performer:  Claire Martin (Voice), Richard Rodney Bennett (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
5.
The Rules of the Road by Cy Coleman
Performer:  Claire Martin (Voice), Richard Rodney Bennett (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
6.
Ev'rybody Today Is Turning On by Cy Coleman
Performer:  Claire Martin (Voice), Richard Rodney Bennett (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
7.
Sometime When You’re Lonely by Cy Coleman
Performer:  Claire Martin (Voice), Richard Rodney Bennett (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
8.
Nobody Does It Like Me by Cy Coleman
Performer:  Claire Martin (Voice), Richard Rodney Bennett (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
9.
That’s My Style by Cy Coleman
Performer:  Claire Martin (Voice), Richard Rodney Bennett (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
10.
When In Rome (I Do As The Romans Do) by Cy Coleman
Performer:  Claire Martin (Voice), Richard Rodney Bennett (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
11.
Witchcraft by Cy Coleman
Performer:  Claire Martin (Voice), Richard Rodney Bennett (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
12.
With Every Breath I Take by Cy Coleman
Performer:  Claire Martin (Voice), Richard Rodney Bennett (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
13.
On the Other Side of the Tracks by Cy Coleman
Performer:  Claire Martin (Voice), Richard Rodney Bennett (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
14.
Would You Believe? by Cy Coleman
Performer:  Claire Martin (Voice), Richard Rodney Bennett (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 

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