Holly Cole: Reinventing the familiar

Holly Cole

Canadian vocalist, Holly Cole, is one of greatest song interpreters alive. 

She can take a song you think you know and bring something out of it that you’ve never heard before.

For example, her latest CD, Night, contains Holly’s inventive re-imagining of a James Bond theme (You Only Live Twice), as well as songs by Danny O’Keefe, Tom Waits, Captain Beefheart, Rod McKuen and Gordon Lightfoot.

In this wonderful studio session with Jazz24/KPLU’s Abe Beeson, Holly treats us to three songs from the new CD, including one of her own compositions, You’ve Got A Secret.

Holly’s band includes Aaron Davis (piano), George Koeller (bass), Davide DiRenzo (drums) and John Johnson (horns).

Songs:

  1. I Only Have Eyes For You
  2. Walk Away
  3. You’ve Got A Secret

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