Making Love in Hollywood

Salena Jones

Making Love in Hollywood, Salena Jones
CDJAY 1383 / CDVIR 8328
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CD1: 57'28''

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Salena Jones is one of the Great Jazz Singers still recording. It is an opinion shared by numerous musicians, singers and Jazz aficionados.  Those who were fortunate enough to have seen Salena in concerts and cabaret or heard her numerous recordings, including her first recording for JAY: SALENA JONES ON BROADWAY / ONLY LOVE (JAY 1330) would have already experienced the `smooth and velvety' quality of this lady’s singing and her unique interpretations. 

This collection of songs, taken mostly from the movies and a couple of personal favorites (they should have been movie songs anyway), continue to illustrate the range as well as the emotional depth of Salena's singing.  Her pitch and enunciation are flawless and the beauty of her voice commands attention from the first to the last note of each song.

Salena has been compared by many to Nancy Wilson and indeed for anyone who loves Nancy Wilson, will love Salena Jones.

Salena’s musical biography includes many distinguished musicians and band leaders with whom she has performed or recorded with – Cab Calloway, King Curtis, Louis Armstrong, Buck Pizzarelli, Count Basie Orchestra, John Lee Hooker, Duke Ellington, Sarah Vaughan, Maynard Ferguson, Art Farmer, Dudley Moore, Richie Cole, Guy Barker, Brook Benton and many more.

CD 1
  1. Making Love (from Making Love)
    Salena Jones, Burt Bacharach, Carole Bayer Sager
  2. Fascination (from Love In The Afternoon)
    Salena Jones, F.D. Marchetti, Dick Manning
  3. An Affair To Remember (from An Affair To Remember)
    Salena Jones, Harry Warren, Harold Adamson, Leo McCarey
  4. The Wind Beneath My Wings (from Beaches)
    Salena Jones, Larry Henley, Jeff Silbar
  5. Days Of Wine And Roses (from Days Of Wine And Roses)
    Salena Jones, Henry Mancini, Johnny Mercer
  6. The Nearness Of You
    Salena Jones, Hoagy Carmichael, Ned Washington
  7. I Will Always Love You (from The Bodyguard)
    Salena Jones, Dolly Parton
  8. Long Ago (And Far Away) (from Cover Girl)
    Salena Jones, Jerome Kern, Ira Gershwin
  9. The Shadow Of Your Smile (from The Sandpiper)
    Salena Jones, Johnny Mandel, Paul Francis Webster
  10. Moonglow (from Picnic)
    Salena Jones, Edgar De Lange, Irving Mills, Will Hudson
  11. The Song Is You (from Music In The Air)
    Salena Jones, Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II
  12. My Foolish Heart (from My Foolish Heart)
    Salena Jones, Victor Young, Ned Washington
  13. Unchained Melody (from Ghost)
    Salena Jones, Alex North, Hy Zaret
  14. True Love (from High Society)
    Salena Jones, Cole Porter
  15. Pretend
    Salena Jones, Lew Douglas, Frank LaVere, Cliff Parman
  16. Love Walked In (from Goldwyn Follies)
    Salena Jones, George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin