A Blue Goodbye
You Make Me Think I'm In Love
For Sentimental Reasons
Jazz vocalist Tish Oney steps out front with a straight-ahead
quintet backing her up on "Forever Friend", her
first CD for Rhombus Records.
"Forever Friend" features jazz standards, "Mean
To Me", "Peace", "Angel Eyes", "Summertime",
"Secret Love", and "For Sentimental Reasons".
It also showcases three Tish Oney originals; "A Blue
Goodbye" - co-written with Joe Riposo, "You Make
Me Think I'm In Love", and "Forever Friend".
Tish has some of the best musicians in the New York area
featured in her band, including: Joe Riposo - alto sax, Steve
Brown - guitar, Dino Losito - piano, Miles Brown - bass, and
James Johns - drums.
Tish was a 2002 Sammy Award nominee for "Best Jazz Vocalist"
and leads the Tish Oney Jazz Quintet, who performs regularly
in the New York area. When Les Brown heard Tish sing, he said
"she has the best voice I've heard since Doris Day",
and Horace Silver commended her vocal style by saying "I
enjoy her rendition of my tune, 'Peace'".
"Forever Friend" is being promoted for jazz radio
by New World 'n Jazz, Neal Sapper and Matt Hughes, and is
coming to a radio station near you.