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Sophisticated Cissy
Sarah Vaughan
Sophisticated Cissy
Genres: Jazz, Pop, Broadway & Vocalists
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All Artists: Sarah Vaughan
Title: Sophisticated Cissy
Members Wishing: 1
Total Copies: 0
Label: Drive
Release Date: 12/12/1995
Genres: Jazz, Pop, Broadway & Vocalists
Styles: Traditional Jazz & Ragtime, Vocal Jazz, Bebop, Oldies, Vocal Pop, Traditional Vocal Pop
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPCs: 723721745721, 7619917353333

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"As I was talking Sarah in her guest room at Rosie's in New Orleans in 78 I asked her "Sarah,Did you ever know Billie Holliday" & she answered "Know Not Really, & don't you believe that either".This answer shows the typical Divine Sassy One.I also said "Sarah you sounded special on Roulette" & Sarah responded "Teddy Reig wanted me to sound that way". I Sarah personally autograph the Dreamy album. Sarah recorded 14 albums on this gangster connected label l960-63.The finest album on Roulette was "Dreamy" out of print CD but don't fret all but one song is not on it but instead 6 fine selections from Roulette are added to this recording."Dreamy"is that point where dim reality meets the awakened fantasy;the moment when you can leave the cold,solid ground of worldly care to turn & tread lightly on air!Dreamy is that etheral place where lovers dwell.There is featured,softly muted & highly distinctive warmth of Harry"Sweets"Edison trumpet,the lush string backdrop & the change of tempo to a light,rhyhmic jazz flavor.She joined forces with arranger Jimmy Jones to offer superb song interpretations.She conveys her keen sense of control,vibrant timbre,her amazing vibrato & deep emotional involvement with every word of every song."