Dianne Forsyth | Lady On the Landing

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Lady On the Landing

by Dianne Forsyth

Dianne Forsyth was an extraordinary coloratura soprano whose vocal virtuosity astonished jazz and classical music-lovers alike.
Genre: Jazz: Chamber Jazz
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1. Send in the Clowns
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2. Song of Blue
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3. One Note Samba
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4. Summertime
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5. My Ship
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6. Lovely Music of My Soul
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7. I Do Love
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8. Pieces of Dreams
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9. Be the Love You Are
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Dianne Forsyth was an extraordinary coloratura soprano whose vocal virtuosity astonished jazz and classical music-lovers alike. Her career as an artist began in earnest when she joined “Sunnyside,” a popular Toronto-based jazz trio. After several years of performing in jazz clubs, concerts, and on TV and radio, Dianne became a member of the Star-Scape Singers. It was under the tutelage of Maestro Kenneth Mills that her talents blossomed as he opened her voice and led her to discover a vocal range of well over three octaves! As an integral member of the group, she recorded 18 albums with Star-Scape. This solo recording, Lady on the Landing, was recorded live in studio. As she and the instrumentalists were conducted by Kenneth Mills the rhythm was set: one performance, one playback, one mix and on to the next song. It features Dianne’s unique vocal interpretations of well-known classics and originals.

“We listen with awe and wonder to a popular singer whose range includes over three and a half octaves! The artist has descended into herself and has produced her deep feeling and emotion that reaches out and overwhelms the listener.” - Lyn Jenkins, Harlem Weekly

Dianne Forsyth Vocals
James Roedl Piano
Christopher Dedrick Flugel Horn, Bass, Background vocals
Robert Mann Vibraphone
Bruce Philp Percussion
Terry Stevens Percussion, Background vocals

Produced, and conducted by Kenneth G. Mills
Recorded live with no overdubbing or editing at the Grange Studios, Toronto in 1982
Engineered by Len Sembaluk


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