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Boz Scaggs in Studio on World Cafe 11/21/08

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Boz Scaggs 'Speaks Low' With Jazz Standards

Boz Scaggs 'Speaks Low' With Jazz Standards

Boz Scaggs in Studio on World Cafe 11/21/08

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Set List

  • "She Was Too Good to Me" (Rogers & Hart)
  • "Save Your Love for Me" (Buddy Johnson)
  • "Dindi" (de Oliveira, Gilbert, Jobim)
  • "This Time the Dream's on Me" (Arlen, Mercer)

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For Speak Low, blue-eyed-soul legend Boz Scaggs had a sound in mind long before recording his interpretation of jazz standards. But the concept was blurry until he pinpointed the instrumentation: a combination of strings, horns and vibes.

Some of the silky-smooth covers include "Save Your Love for Me" and "She Was Good to Me," which Scaggs performs in a session with host David Dye. He also shares the motivations behind the selections.

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Speak Low
Artist
Boz Scaggs
Label
Decca U.S.
Released
2008

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