Anne Ducros – Either Way: From Marilyn to EllaDecember 17, 2013 / No Comments / Tags: Anne Ducros, Benoit De Mesmay, Bruno Castellucci, Either Way: From Marilyn to Ella, Gilles Nicolas, Maxime Blesin, Naïve, thejazzpage.com
The glowing voice and beautiful delivery of singer Anne Ducros grabs you by the heart and doesn’t let go. Either Way: From Marilyn to Ella, the latest recording from the French born singer wraps your ears in luxurious sound. The effort features engaging arrangements of mostly classic compositions from the likes George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Rodgers and Hart, Johnny Mercer and many others. Ducros and several bandmates contributed the title track. Helping to power this production is an outstanding group of musicians, including Benoit De Mesmay on piano, Emmanuel Bex on Hammond organ, Bruno Castellucci and Antoine Pierre on drums, Maxime Blesin on guitars and percussion and Gilles Nicolas on acoustic and electric basses. The combination of solid musicianship, gorgeous arrangements and Ducros’ vocal makes for a truly pleasing production .
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Tracks: You’d Be Surprised, My Heart Belongs To Daddy, Summertime, Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most, Either Way, But Not For Me, You’d Be So Nice To Come Home To, A Fine Romance, Thou Swell, I Wanna Be Loved By You, I’m Through With Love, Diamonds Are The Girl’s Best Friends, Laura, Dindi, It Don’t Mean A Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing) .