Mary Anna Gordon | Do You Know What It Means

Go To Artist Page

Recommended if You Like
Diana Krall Eva Cassidy Jane Monheit

Album Links
my MySpace page

More Artists From
United States - Oregon

Other Genres You Will Love
Jazz: Jazz Vocals Jazz: Vocalese Moods: Solo Female Artist
There are no items in your wishlist.

Do You Know What It Means

by Mary Anna Gordon

One moment, breathtakingly powerful; the next, sultry and sweet. These familiar jazz standards are sung with style and finesse, accompanied by the strumming of a soft guitar.
Genre: Jazz: Jazz Vocals
Release Date: 

We'll ship when it's back in stock

Order now and we'll ship when it's back in stock, or enter your email below to be notified when it's back in stock.
Sign up for the CD Baby Newsletter
Your email address will not be sold for any reason.
Continue Shopping
just a few left.
order now!
Buy 2 or more of this title and get 20% off
Share to Google +1

To listen to tracks you will need to update your browser to a recent version.

  Song Share Time Download
1. Dream a Little Dream of Me
Share this song!
3:25 $0.99
2. Fly Me to the Moon
Share this song!
3:00 $0.99
3. Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans
Share this song!
4:21 $0.99
4. My Funny Valentine
Share this song!
4:25 $0.99
5. Take 5
Share this song!
4:36 $0.99
6. The Nearness of You
Share this song!
4:25 $0.99
7. No More Blues
Share this song!
4:44 $0.99
8. My Romance
Share this song!
4:22 $0.99
9. Blue Skies
Share this song!
2:44 $0.99
10. Days of Wine and Roses
Share this song!
3:46 $0.99
11. Cry Me a River
Share this song!
4:50 $0.99
12. I Can't Give You Anything but Love, Baby
Share this song!
2:21 $0.99
Available as MP3, MP3 320, and FLAC files.


Album Notes
Mary Anna began performing in her church choir when she was two years old. Born into a musical family, Mary Anna started singing and harmonizing in her family’s a capella gospel group at age 6. She sang both in high school and college choruses, directing church choirs and chorale ensembles while still a student. She also participated in college theater productions, and began performing with cover bands, where she began to develop her particular gospel and blues-infused vocal style. After joining the U.S. Army and being stationed in Korea, she won a talent show and was selected to join a performing troop of U.S. army musicians, the US Army Soldier Show. She performed in major venues like the Grand Old Opry and West Point, and for U.S. military installations and all over the United States and Korea. When she left the army, Mary Anna lived in Washington DC, where she joined an R&B band, “A Tough Act to Follow,” that performed all over the East coast for the next 2 years. Already a well-seasoned vocalist, she moved to New Orleans and sang R&B and blues at numerous clubs on Bourbon Street and other New Orleans venues, eventually being drawn to the complex rhythms and melodies of New Orleans jazz. She auditioned for and won the spot as the lead vocalist in Jazzland’s musical revue show “Jazz, Jazz, Jazz,” singing classic blues and jazz tunes. While living in New Orleans, she was the music/choir director of the First Unitarian Universalist Church of New Orleans. She also began to experiment with singing classical and folk music with a pianist and violist. From gospel to rhythm & blues, from jazz to classical to folk, Mary Anna Gordon is truly a versatile vocalist.


to write a review

William Gautreaux

A 12-Track Treat!
Mary Anna Gordon's first CD is an absolute reflection of what you would hear in person: she blows you away! There's nothing to hide her because on every track, there is only her gorgeous, sultry voice and a smooth jazz guitarist as accompaniment, and the combination is divine.

Mary Anna's voice is extremely emotive, as if instead of singing to you, she is telling you a story, interpreting a role in a play. Her high notes as well as her low add to the emotional impact of her selections.

Every song you will recognize. The medium tempos of each song, combined with her powerful and sweet voice, and the smooth guitar blend into one 12-track treat. Just put on this CD, sit back and relax.

Gordon's diction is superb. Every word is loud and clear, without sounding unnatural. Her voice invites you to listen to the stories she has to tell through her songs.