STS Digital What a Difference a Day Makes, Ingram Washington (STS6111143)
Lovely selection of 14 songs now re-issued on a gold CD.
INGRAM WASHINGTON - jazz vocalist.
Born in 1940, Ingram grew up in Detroit, US and learned his singing skills listening to jazz from age 10, such as Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Billy Eckstine and many more that have long been forgotten.
Listening to the old ballads at that time became one of Ingram's favourite past times and he became very close to the mellow tones of singers like Nat King Cole, Al Hibbler, Joe Williams, and of course the man he admires most for his deep baritone voice, Arthur Prysock.
Ingram has performed in clubs and concerts in every corner of the globe, (from the most northern ports of Norway to the southern tips of New Zealand, including Austria, Australia, U.S.A. France, Germany, Switzerland, Holland and Belgium), he has worked with many well known and great artists such as Nina Simone, Ray Charles, Scott Hamilton, Teddy Edwards, Spanky Wilson, Harry "Sweets" Edison, Cees Slinger (NL), John Marshall (ENG) and Robby Agerbeek (NL).
This lovely selection of songs is now re-issued on a gold CD with 14 tracks and offers the listener a fine selection of standards and less well known songs from the 'Great American Songbook' that compliment Ingram's mellow style and dark baritone voice, re-engineered by STS for the highest fidelity sound.
Also available on 180gm LP from STS Digital (see STS6111179LP), 10 songs.
- What a difference a day makes
- But not for me
- Come rain or come shine
- My funny valentine
- Hey there
- I thought about you
- Autumn leaves
- Laughing at life
- Always on my mind
- Somebody loves me
- Our love is here to stay
- What a wonderful world
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