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this is one of my favorite lounge recordings, with that bit of background noise giving atmosphere but not taking too much away from the music.  only problem (if it is that) is that you need to turn this up a bit.  a nice collection of classics, including one of my favorites ‘willow weep for me’

about all i could find out online about margaret parsons is that (news flash!) she’s a jazz singer apparently based in the charlottesville area.


margaret parsons jazz group
saxx jazz and blues lounge
charlottesville, va
7 sept 2007

cd 1 (set i):

1. the best is yet to come 6:06
2. bewitched, bothered and bewildered 6:22
3. black coffee 7:18
4. let’s fall in love 4:26
5. you’d be so nice to come home to 5:09
6. come rain or come shine 5:26
7. it’s love 4:55
8. willow weep for me 5:45
9. all or nothing at all 4:47
10. i love paris 5:42
11. i didn’t know about you 6:01
12. you do something to me 3:59

cd 2 (set ii):

1. comes love 6:30
2. something cool 5:35
3. what a little moonlight can do 3:16
4. stormy weather 4:28
5. no moon at all 5:11
6. honeysuckle rose 7:45
7. the nearness of you 6:25
8. peel me a grape 5:49

cd1 time 1:05:54
cd2 time 44:47
tt 1:50:52

src: akg c480bs (hypercardioids) > tascam hd-p2 (24 bit/48 khz) > wav > dithered using l3 plugin, rendered to 16 bit and downsampled to 44.1 khz in wavelab 5.0 > flac

recorded all the way in the back of the club so as to be unobtrusive. definite club ambiance, including some conversation, clinking of glasses and cutlery, etc., but for the most part this was a good listening audience, allowing for a decent and enjoyable recording. recorded and seeded by bill tetzeli


sample: d1t08 willow weep for me.mp3
download: MargaretParsonsJazzGroup_2007-09-07_CharlottesvilleVA.zip

covers by pete.  a sort of ecm-style cover, so that the photo would crop the way that i wanted…  might reuse this layout as a fall-back template.


  2 Responses to “margaret parsons jazz group – 7 sept 2007, saxx lounge, charlottesville va”

  1. 9bEmIVHjzqfW

  2. EXCELLENT!…
    BIG THX!…

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