Kissing Bug EP - Hetty Kate
Hetty Kate sings a collection of five of her favourite songs from The Great American Songbook, accompanied by New York musicians: Art Hirahara (piano); Tal Ronen (double bass) and Dan Aran (drums). The 'Kissing Bug' EP showcases American composers including Cole Porter, Harold Arlen and Billy Strayhorn, all revisited and sung from the heart. No overdubs, recorded all in the one room!
SONG LIST //1. All Of You (Cole Porter 1954)
2. You Turned The Tables On Me (Louis Alter, Sidney Mitchell 1936)
3. Kissing Bug (Joyce Sherrill, Billy Strayhorn, Rex Stewart 1945)
4. As Long As I Live (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler 1934)
5. Young At Heart (Johnny Richards, Carolyn Leigh 1954)
Recorded one snowy December afternoon in Brooklyn, 2009 - this is a snapshot of Hetty's larger repertoire and the allows each musician to shine.. bringing to mind the crisp classic recordings of vocalists in the late 1950's.