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Hank Williams has written plenty of tunes covered by jazz artists over the years.
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August 17, 2012 If you haven't listened to his music in a while, you might have forgotten: The country pioneer had swing. Here are five jazz artists out of many who have put their own spins on his music.
Canadian singer Holly Cole, seen here singing her country's national anthem, performed on Mountain Stage.
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December 27, 2010 The singer has made two albums of seasonal music. In front of a jazz quartet, she sang some of her own holiday tunes before adding a few crowd favorites: a Tom Waits cover and a track from her most recent, self-titled release.
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December 10, 2008 The year's best jazz albums reach into your world rather than demanding that you reach into theirs, KPLU's Nick Francis says. Here, he picks 10 fun recordings with a contemporary attitude compliant to listeners' daily lives.
March 18, 2008 On her latest self-titled CD, versatile Canadian jazz vocalist Holly Cole explores the theme of self-deception. Her song choices reflect lyrics that deal with implication instead of literal statements. In an interview and performance on KPLU, Cole shares songs that say a lot between the lines.
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