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Too Much in Love to Care

Claire Martin

Too Much in Love to Care

...'Best New Album' 2013 British Jazz Award winner
AKD 390 (Linn Records)
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Too Much in Love to Care

Too Much in Love to Care

Composer James J. Kriegsmann, Carroll Coates
Band Claire Martin, Kenny Barron, Peter Washington, Kenny Washington, Steve Wilson
03:07 Play $1.70
2
Embraceable You

Embraceable You

Composer George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin
Band Claire Martin, Kenny Barron, Peter Washington, Kenny Washington, Steve Wilson
04:54 Play $1.70
3
Weaver of Dreams

Weaver of Dreams

Composer Victor Young, Jack Elliott
Band Claire Martin, Kenny Barron, Peter Washington, Kenny Washington, Steve Wilson
05:28 Play $3.40
4
Crazy He Calls Me

Crazy He Calls Me

Composer Carl Sigman, Bob Russell
Band Claire Martin, Kenny Barron, Peter Washington, Kenny Washington, Steve Wilson
05:11 Play $3.40
5
You Turned the Tables on Me

You Turned the Tables on Me

Composer Louis Alter, Sidney D. Mitchell
Band Claire Martin, Kenny Barron, Peter Washington, Kenny Washington, Steve Wilson
03:50 Play $1.70
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How Long Has This Been Going On?

How Long Has This Been Going On?

Composer George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin
Band Claire Martin, Kenny Barron, Peter Washington, Kenny Washington, Steve Wilson
05:42 Play $3.40
7
Lazy Afternoon

Lazy Afternoon

Composer Jerome Moross, John La Touche
Band Claire Martin, Kenny Barron, Peter Washington, Kenny Washington, Steve Wilson
04:00 Play $1.70
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Time After Time

Time After Time

Composer Sammy Cahn, Jule Styne
Band Claire Martin, Kenny Barron, Peter Washington, Kenny Washington, Steve Wilson
02:44 Play $1.70
9
A Time for Love

A Time for Love

Composer Johnny Mandel, Paul Francis Webster
Band Claire Martin, Kenny Barron, Peter Washington, Kenny Washington, Steve Wilson
05:58 Play $3.40
10
I Only Have Eyes for You

I Only Have Eyes for You

Composer Harry Warren, Al Dubin
Band Claire Martin, Kenny Barron, Peter Washington, Kenny Washington, Steve Wilson
03:29 Play $1.70
11
I’m Glad There is You

I’m Glad There is You

Composer Jimmy Dorsey, Paul Madeira
Band Claire Martin, Kenny Barron, Peter Washington, Kenny Washington, Steve Wilson
05:18 Play $3.40
12
Wonder Why

Wonder Why

Composer Nikolaus Brodszky, Sammy Cahn
Band Claire Martin, Kenny Barron, Peter Washington, Kenny Washington, Steve Wilson
03:26 Play $1.70
13
Too Late Now

Too Late Now

Composer Burton Lane, Alan Jay Lerner
Band Claire Martin, Kenny Barron, Peter Washington, Kenny Washington, Steve Wilson
04:40 Play $1.70
Total Running Time 58 minutes Purchase all tracks 
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Too Much in Love to Care is Claire Martin's first US studio recording for fifteen years and guest stars Kenny Barron.  It was named 'Best New Album' at the 2013 British Jazz Awards.

Download includes - cover art, inlay, booklet
Claire Martin

Claire Martin

The First Lady of British Jazz, Claire Martin, has won seven British Jazz Awards and was awarded an O.B.E. in 2011.
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Kenny Barron

Kenny Barron

Kenny Barron's unmatched ability to mesmerize audiences with his elegant playing, sensitive melodies and infectious rhythms inspired the LA Times to name him 'one of the top jazz pianists in the world' and Jazz Weekly to call him 'The most lyrical piano player of our time'.
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2013 British Jazz Award Winner - Best New Album 'Too Much in Love to Care'

Named 'One of the Best Albums of 2012' by Jazz History Online.

Claire Martin has been a driving force behind the UK jazz scene for the past 25 years and has won many accolades, including a British Jazz Award no less than six times. Her massive contribution to UK jazz was noted in 2011 when she was the proud recipient of an O.B.E. in the Queen's Birthday Honours List for her services to music.

2011 saw Claire return to the States where she performed sell-out shows at The Lincoln Center with pianist Bill Charlap and The Algonquin Hotel in New York City with Sir Richard Rodney Bennett. New York City was also the location for her latest recording Too Much in Love to Care which she recorded with guest star Kenny Barron at Avatar Studios, one of the greatest recording facilities in the world. 

They were joined by bassist Peter Washington, drummer Kenny Washington and guest Steve Wilson on saxophone and flute.  

Too Much in Love to Care is a collection of classic romantic songs and beautiful ballads from The Great American Songbook with many of the tracks recorded in just one take, remarkable as it was the first time Claire and Kenny had played together.

View the booklet in full here.  

 

British Jazz Award Win
11 July 2013
Claire Martin wins for 'Too Much in Love to Care'
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Claire Martin at Ronnie Scotts
30 April 2013
two live performances in London announced
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Claire Martin - British Jazz Award Nomination
19 April 2013
British Jazz Awards 2013 - Nominees announced
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New York State of Mind
25 April 2012
Claire Martin talks about recording her new album
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Claire Martin's upcoming album!
20 February 2012
New album from Claire Martin in April.
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Stereoplay
'...her velvety voice fits well from the foreground especially harmonically in this collection of romantic jazz classics from the "Great American Songbook".'
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Jersey Jazz
'Martin has a distinctive, rich and sensual voice that lends a special flavor to anything she chooses to sing. Barron is an accompanist supreme, finding just the right notes to enhance Martin's vocalizing.'
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Ultra Audio
4½ Stars
Recording of the Month: 'In some tunes it's just Martin and Barron, voice and piano working hand in glove to create some amazingly intimate moments.'
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The Jazz Times
'Martin, who has always cited Ella Fitzgerald and Shirley Horn as major influences, can rightfully claim a place at their table.'
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In Tune International
'...this must rate as one of Claire's best albums.'
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Audiophile Audition
5 Stars
'From the stylistic, “cool” jazz of the quartet to the assured, versatile singing, all of the pieces fit intuitively.'
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Jazz History Online
One of the Best Albums of 2012: 'heartfelt delivery'
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Audio Video Club of Atlanta
'This is her album, and her vocal chemistry is felt in the way she engages with every one of the 13 songs.'
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Winnipeg Free Press
4 Stars
'Martin is a great, expressive singer who makes these standards shine...'
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Record Collector
4 Stars
'...Claire Martin returns with what is unequivocally one of the year's outstanding jazz vocal sets.'
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Jazz Journal
5 Stars
'This is an outstanding album from one of the finest jazz singers in the world today.'
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Jazz FM 'The Yamaha Sunday Jazz Jam
'One of her best albums ever.'


Jazz Rag
'[Claire]'s malleable voice, jazz instinctiveness and interpretative powers...'
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Jazzwise
4 Stars
'...gorgeous tone, faultless pitch, exquisite phrasing...'
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The Daily Telegraph
4 Stars
'Martin's voice has a warmly seductive edge...'
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The Observer
4 Stars
'...[Claire] has never sounded better.'
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Financial Times
'...the delivery is immaculate.'
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LondonJazz
...an unalloyed treat from start to finish.
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19 May 2016 to 19 May 2016
Scotland
The Lemon Tree, Aberdeen Scotland United Kingdom
Claire Martin and Ray Gelato ‘A Swingin’ Affair’

21 May 2016 to 21 May 2016
England
Theatre Royal, Bury Saint Edmunds England United Kingdom
Claire Martin and Ray Gelato

25 May 2016 to 25 May 2016
England, London
Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club, Soho
'We've Got A World That Swings' Album Launch. Upstairs 6-9pm. FREE ENTRY.

26 May 2016 to 26 May 2016
England, London
St. James Theatre, London England United KIngdom
Jazz Divas: Claire Martin

27 May 2016 to 27 May 2016
England
Thameside Theatre, Orsett Rd Grays Essex RM17 5DX United Kingdom
Claire Martin and Ray Gelato

03 June 2016 to 03 June 2016
England
Oldham Coliseum Theatre, Oldham, England United Kingdom
Claire Martin and Ray Gelato ‘A Swingin’ Affair’

05 June 2016 to 05 June 2016
England
Cambridge Arts Theatre, Cambridge, England United Kingdom
Claire Martin and Ray Gelato ‘A Swingin’ Affair’

12 June 2016 to 12 June 2016
England
Leicestershire Jazz Concert Presents, Cattows Farm, LE67 2TD leicestershire England United Kingdom
Claire Martin with the BBC Big Band

23 June 2016 to 23 June 2016
England
The Old Market, Hove, Sussex England United Kingdom
Claire Martin with Ian Shaw as part of the Crossing Borders Festival

24 June 2016 to 24 June 2016
England
Erin Arts Centre, Isle of Man England United Kingdom
Claire Martin with Joe Stilgoe Mananan International Festival

27 June 2016 to 27 June 2016
England
Festival Hall Beaminster School, Beaminster Dorset England United Kingdom
Claire Martin with Joe Stilgoe - Beaminster Festival of Music & Arts

02 July 2016 to 02 July 2016
England, London
St Judes Church, Central Square, London NW11 7AH England United Kingdom
Claire Martin with Joe Stilgoe - Proms at St. Jude’s

03 July 2016 to 03 July 2016
England
Love Supreme Festival Main Stage 12.30pm, Glynde East Sussex England United Kingdom
Claire Martin with the ‘Vox’ choir from Lewes Old Grammar School PLUS Claire Martin and Ray Gelato

14 July 2016 to 14 July 2016
England
Kings Theatre, Albert Road, Southsea PO5 2QJ England United Kingdom
Claire Martin with the Ronnie Scott All Stars

22 July 2016 to 22 July 2016
England
King’s Lynn Festival, King's Lynn England United Kingdom
Claire Martin and Ray Gelato

14 August 2016 to 14 August 2016
England
Snape Maltings as part of the Aldeburgh Festival, Snape Maltings Aldeburgh England United Kingdom
Claire Martin and Ray Gelato ‘A Swingin’ Affair’

23 August 2016 to 25 August 2016
England, London
Pizza Express Jazz Club, Dean Street Soho London England United Kingdom
Claire Martin swings with the Dave Newton Trio