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Re: Elvis Presley - City by Night ( is it a Jazz record ?)

Thu Jan 31, 2013 1:50 pm

Close enough for Jazz - 'City By Night' and 'Almost In Love'.

Brian

Re: Elvis Presley - City by Night ( is it a Jazz record ?)

Thu Jan 31, 2013 2:32 pm

r&b wrote:Not really, but sort of close in a lounge lizard way. I think New Orleans is closer. Always wondered how Elvis would have done Mack The Knife or a real jazz standard. I dont think he cared much for that style of music and it is one area where he is not King of all music.

I think, Elvis himself said himself in an interview that he doesn't understand Jazz, not that he diesn't like it, just that he doesn't "understand it".

Re: Elvis Presley - City by Night ( is it a Jazz record ?)

Thu Jan 31, 2013 11:41 pm

Brian Quinn wrote:Close enough for Jazz - 'City By Night' and 'Almost In Love'.


You should contact Gary Giddins and see if he agrees. ;-)

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