i recently bought the 4-cd set young anita, which was a very good idea indeed, but despite that, still put this on this morning. not a very long set, but anita’s in surprising good form (see taper’s notes below) and it’s a very warm performance. an added bonus (for me, anyway) is tete montoliu on piano!
the cd cover uses a screenshot from a 10-minute video of the performance.
antibes jazz festival
anita o’day, vocals
tete montoliu, piano
erik peter, bass
john poole, drums
1. intro (excerpt from ‘jordu’) (1:13)
2. let’s fall in love (4:05)
3. fly me to the moon (4:35)
4. s’wonderful (2:21)
5. they can’t that away from me (1:21)
6. banter (1:07)
7. tea for two (4:51)
8. outro (0:33)
source: fm > goldwave (volume boost, compression > dither to 16b) > media monkey (flac transfer l8)
anita o’day does a short, 20 min set at the antibes jazz festival, coinciding with the release
of bert stern’s film, “jazz on a summer day.” 1966 was disasterous for her image, found
unconscious in a los angeles office building with a hypodermic needle dangling from her arm.
“three-quarters of the time, i was higher than a kite,” she noted in her memoir, “high times hard
after listening to this bootleg, i wanted to go get some heroin, and see if it would improve my singing.
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