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"Close Your Eyes" by Lila Ammons

"Close Your Eyes" by Lila Ammons

From the album

The Nearness of You (Self Produced) by Lila Ammons

Editor's Comments

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.

About the track

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

Personnel

Lila Ammons: vocals; Houston Person: tenor sax; James Weidman: piano; Steve Williams: drums. Leon Dorsey, bass

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