The Nearness of You
The Nearness of You (Self Produced) by Lila Ammons
Sultry, vampy cool. Why no one has written a tune called Close Your Ears escapes us, Ciley Myrus...double dare you. Duba duba do yah.
Written by Bernice Petkere (dubbed the "Queen of Tinpan Alley," Ammons takes a vibrant "swing" at one of Petkere's most popular tunes, "Close Your Eyes." “She [Lila Ammons] can make a common standard beautifully uncommon, and brings charm and passion to tunes that deserve more attention.” –Jazz Police
Lila Ammons: vocals; Houston Person: tenor sax; James Weidman: piano; Steve Williams: drums. Leon Dorsey, basscomments powered by Disqus