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little wing


little wing / Debra Blaquiere presents standards inspired by angels

  • Published by Move Records [MD3265] — 1 CD
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little wing is an album full of tried and true jazz standards, fashioned around the singular theme of angels. It's eleven tracks range from the haunting to the sexy with measures of whimsy and romance. The mood shifts from the humour of the upbeat and the angels sing to the dark shadowy close to you to the lush beauty and personal lyrics of if wishes were kisses. if wishes were kisses (track 5) was a finalist in the 2004 National Songwriters Competition!

With a top lineup, Little Wing features the talents of the up-and-coming Sydney-based vocalist Debra Blaquiere, together with award-winning jazz pianist Joe Chindamo and his bass player extraordinaire, Phil Rex.


Track Listing

like someone in love (Van Heusen / Burke)
angels bells (Harry Ruby / Herbert Spencer /Earle Hagan)
and the angels sing (Johnny Mercer / Ziggie Elman)
close to you (Hal David /Burt Bacharach)
if wishes were kisses (Debra Blaquiere / Jeremy Challender)
got a date with an angel (Clifford Grey /Sonny Miller /Jack Waller / Joseph Tunbridge)
come fly with me (Sammy Cahn /James Van Heusen)
angel eyes (Brent / Davies)
I married an angel (Richard Rodgers /Lorenz Hart)
you may not be an angel (Dubin / Warren)
carried away (Graham Nash)
little wing (Debra Blaquiere)


Press Quotes

“the best quality CD I have heard this year”

— Bob Toll, Eastern FM

“a great voice ... was impressed ... great support band too.”

— Bobbie Ericson, 2WAY FM

“Debra Blaquiere - wonderful!!”

— Roger Carpenter, KLFM

“Debra's voice is enchanting ... the choice of theme and music very well presented.”

— Valerie Brown, 4MBS FM

“Debra has ... authority on the ballads where her lower register is to the fore ... awesome pianist/accordionist Joe Chindamo and rock-solid bassist Philip Rex are the stellar accompanists ...”

— Ron Morey, Perth Jazz Society

“delightful jazz standards and beautifully executed.”

— Debra Lea Morrice, jazzenews.com

“absolutely wonderful!”

— Beryl Ross, Radio 1 RPH

“Chindamo's inventive and imaginative piano solos are a feature of Little Wing ... everything that he plays swings superbly ...The songs and accompaniments possess intimacy and immediacy which make listening to this CD a very pleasant experience.”

— Gavin Franklin, Music Forum

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