My Patsy Cline Songbook
Label: Staci Griesbach
"My Patsy Cline Songbook" Track Listing: 1. Crazy 2. Sweet Dreams 3. Blue Moon of Kentucky 4. Why Can’t He Be You 5. So Wrong 6. Leavin’ On Your Mind 7. Walkin’ After Midnight 8. I Fall to Pieces (intro) 9. I Fall to Pieces 10. Won’t You Come Home Bill Bailey 11. She’s Got You 12. Strange 13. He Called Me Baby 14. Always 15. You’re Stronger Than Me 16. Faded Love
Rediscover Patsy Cline’s trailblazing spirit in “My Patsy Cline Songbook,” the first-ever, full-length jazz tribute album from vocalist Staci Griesbach. Drawing on her country roots, Griesbach’s debut album explores looking at the Nashville Songbook as another treasure trove to consider reinterpreting for jazz, much like the traditional Great American Songbook. Griesbach’s “My Patsy Cline Songbook” features an all-star line up of musicians on tracks including classics “Crazy,” “I Fall To Pieces,” “She’s Got You,” “Walkin’ After Midnight,” and “Sweet Dreams.” From jazz heavyweights Tamir Hendelman, Bob Sheppard and Bruce Forman to Nashville’s own Stuart Duncan, the album features a mix of country and jazz instrumentation designed to pay homage to the incredible lyrics and melodies in Cline’s catalog, while exploring jazz arrangements and stylistic interpretation. Self-produced by Griesbach, “My Patsy Cline Songbook” is designed to take fans on a journey through Cline’s classic catalog, written by some of Nashville's most renowned songwriters including Hank Cochran, Harlan Howard, Bob Wills, and Willie Nelson. These prolific American songwriters contributed greatly to the Nashville Sound, arguably in the same way Irving Berlin and Cole Porter contributed to the foundation of jazz standards that exist today. Similarly, Patsy Cline has shaped and influenced nearly every female country singer today, much as Ella Fitzgerald or Billie Holiday had in the jazz landscape.
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