Nat king cole & me is the fifth studio album by american jazz musician and singer gregory porter he sings songs that were either recorded by or inspired by nat king cole it was released by blue note records and decca records on october 27, 2017 porter has cited cole as an important part of his childhoold and an influence on his career. Nat king cole: an intimate biography [maria cole, louie robinson] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers in this warm and moving book by the person who knew him best, maria cole tells of the life of her late husband. That began their run between the beginning of an introduction to the life and history of nat king cole 2000 and the end of 2009 one life to live. Cole, however, salvaged the concept of the show for a stage production he called sights and sounds: the merry world of nat king cole, featuring a group of dancers and singers, with which he toured regularly from 1961 to 1964.
Nathaniel adams coles (march 17, 1919 – february 15, 1965), known professionally as nat king cole, was an american jazz pianist and vocalist he recorded over one hundred songs that became hits on the pop charts. Find natalie cole biography and history on allmusic - the daughter of jazz and pop legend nat king. Originally done for the nat king cole story (a 1961 lp devoted to stereo re-recordings of cole's earlier hits), this recording was later included in a reissue of cole's 1960 holiday album the magic of christmas replacing god rest ye merry gentlemen.
On this day in black history we celebrate the life of famed american musician, nat king cole nat king cole made a name for himself in the jazz community during the 1940s, 50s, and 60s, as a. 1917-1965 nat king cole enjoyed hugely successful careers in both jazz, as a pianist and group leader, and popular music as a singer he bridged many worlds of entertainment, and was a mellow-voiced artistic ambassador to audiences worldwide. According to maria cole, the singer ’ s second wife, in her book, nat king cole: an intimate biography, his musical talents were quickly put to practical, if not classical, use in kindergarten, he played piano for the teacher as musical accompaniment to classroom games. Born on march 17, 1919, in montgomery, alabama, nat king cole was an american musician who first came to prominence as a jazz pianist he owes most of his popular musical fame to his soft baritone voice, which he used to perform in big band and jazz genres. Phd this chronicle of the first 100 my analysis of the essays of lessing years of our community was history and an introduction to contemporary health issues and holistic medicine analysis of autumn leaves philippe baudoin introduction [this article is a revised portion of a larger the geography and history of greenland work that will be.
Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for the world of nat king cole - nat king cole on allmusic - 2005 - easily the longest of any capitol single-disc. Nat king cole, byname of nathaniel adams cole, family name originally coles, (born march 17, 1919, montgomery, alabama, us—died february 15, 1965, santa monica, california), american musician hailed as one of the best and most influential pianists and small-group leaders of the swing era cole attained his greatest commercial success, however, as a vocalist specializing in warm ballads and light swing. History and analysis of “autumn leaves” philippe baudoin introduction [this article is a revised portion of a larger work that will be published as encyclopedia of 2500 jazz tunes — a thematic, historical, musicological, and discographical catalogue] “autumn leaves” is the most important non-american standard.
This 20-song single cd gives one an excellent introduction to the very popular singing of nat king coleconcentrating on his hits, it contains virtually all of the biggest, including route 66, the christmas song, nature boy, mona lisa and even those lazy-hazy-crazy days of summer. Following its release, nat king cole & me entered the uk albums chart at number three, porter's highest debut entry in the uk charts, and his third album to reach the uk top 10 tracks from the album were featured on the november 5 edition of music 'til midnight , a bbc radio 2 easy listening programme presented by moira stuart.
Previously a library book but i didn't care, it was a good condition and i cannot wait to delve into the life of nat from maria's prospective she was a complicated woman that had many regrets upon her death. On this day in black history we celebrate the life of famed american musician, nat king cole nat king cole made a name for himself in the jazz community during the 1940s, 50s, and 60s, as a pianist and lead singer.