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When Lights Are Low

Claire Martin

When Lights Are Low

AKD 392 (Linn Records)
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$20.00

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Track Time Listen
1
My One And Only

My One And Only

Band Claire Martin – Vocals, Richard Rodney Bennett – Piano & vocals
Writer George Gershwin
2:39 Play $1.70
2
I Was A Little Too Lonely

I Was A Little Too Lonely

Band Richard Rodney Bennett – Piano & vocals
Writer Jay Livingston, Raymond B Evans
2:02 Play $1.70
3
My Mood Is You

My Mood Is You

Band Claire Martin – Vocals, Richard Rodney Bennett – Piano
Writer Carl Sigman
3:17 Play $1.70
4
World Weary

World Weary

Band Richard Rodney Bennett – Piano & vocals
Writer Noel Coward
3:07 Play $1.70
5
When Lights Are Low

When Lights Are Low

Band Claire Martin – Vocals, Richard Rodney Bennett – Piano & vocals
Writer Benny Carter, Spencer Williams
2:56 Play $1.70
6
Fools Fall in Love

Fools Fall in Love

Band Claire Martin – Vocals, Richard Rodney Bennett – Piano
Writer Irving Berlin
3:17 Play $1.70
7
I Got a Right to Sing the Blues

I Got a Right to Sing the Blues

Band Claire Martin – Vocals, Richard Rodney Bennett – Piano
Writer Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler
3:39 Play $1.70
8
Baby Plays Around

Baby Plays Around

Band Richard Rodney Bennett – Piano & vocals
Writer Cait O’Riordan, Elvis Costello
3:29 Play $1.70
9
The Very Thought of You

The Very Thought of You

Band Claire Martin – Vocals, Richard Rodney Bennett – Piano
Writer Ray Noble
4:54 Play $1.70
10
What I Was Warned About

What I Was Warned About

Band Claire Martin – Vocals, Richard Rodney Bennett – Piano & vocals
Writer Hugh Martin
2:52 Play $1.70
11
Baby, Don’t You Quit Now

Baby, Don’t You Quit Now

Band Claire Martin – Vocals, Richard Rodney Bennett – Piano & vocals
Writer Jimmy Rowles, Johnny Mercer
3:00 Play $1.70
12
No Love, No Nothing

No Love, No Nothing

Band Claire Martin – Vocals, Richard Rodney Bennett – Piano & vocals
Writer Harry Warren, Robin Leo
3:44 Play $1.70
13
Not Exactly Paris

Not Exactly Paris

Band Richard Rodney Bennett – Piano & vocals
Writer Michael Leonard, Russell E George
3:15 Play $1.70
14
Any Place I Hang my Hat is Home

Any Place I Hang my Hat is Home

Band Claire Martin – Vocals, Richard Rodney Bennett – Piano & vocals
Writer Johnny Mercer, Harold Arlen
2:49 Play $1.70
15
I Keep Going Back to Joe’s

I Keep Going Back to Joe’s

Band Richard Rodney Bennett – Piano & vocals
Writer Marvin Fisher, Jack Segal
3:32 Play $1.70
16
We’ll Be Together Again

We’ll Be Together Again

Band Claire Martin – Vocals, Richard Rodney Bennett – Piano & vocals
Writer Carl Fischer, Frankie Laine
3:45 Play $1.70
Total Running Time 52 minutes Purchase all tracks 
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The eleventh studio album by five-times BBC Jazz Award Winner Claire Martin, on this occasion with pianist, singer and composer Richard Rodney Bennett.

'Order this CD pronto: it's a gem.' Scotland on Sunday

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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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Richard Rodney Bennett

Richard Rodney Bennett

Richard Rodney Bennett is a musician who is equally renowned in the worlds of jazz, film and classical music.
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The unstoppable duo of Claire Martin and Sir Richard Rodney Bennett, a partnership polished over two decades, originally released their stylish duo album When Lights Are Low in 2006 to critical acclaim.

Re-issued in Sir Richard's 75th birthday year to partner their new duo album Witchcraft.

Claire Martin and Richard Rodney Bennett are on top of their game in this smoothly elegant collection of terrific, but not overly-exposed songs. This is an inventive and charming selection of material now getting some deserved attention. The titles reflect the vast knowledge and innate good taste of these artists and the entire CD is a treat from start to finish. Fans of this distinguished pair will be thrilled to add this recording to their collection, while those hearing them for the first time will quickly join the great numbers of us who enjoy them so much.

View the booklet in full here.

Claire Martin & Richard Rodney Bennett on Tour 2011
11 May 2011
Spellbinding Jazz on Tour
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Claire Martin at the CBSO Centre
07 October 2010
singer set to wow Birmingham on 5th November
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Don't miss Claire and Sir Richard at the Pheasantry...
29 June 2010
Four nights with the fantastic duo
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Claire Martin and Richard Rodney Bennett announce new dates
08 June 2010
Critically-acclaimed show is brought to London!
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Concert dates and BBC performances for Claire Martin
19 January 2009
Jazz singer starts 2009 with tour and broadcasts.
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BBC Music Magazine
'Claire Martin is a superb singer and Richard Rodney Bennett's piano playing is amazing, so when you get the two of them together on their When lights are low album, it is magical.'
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The New York Observer
"Her appearances in New York are rare. Don't even think about missing this one."
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Wolf Entertainment Guide
Martin was mesmerizing...she consistently sparkles
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Cabaret Scenes
"Claire Martin is one of the best jazz interpreters around."
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New York Times
beautifully acted interpretations
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New York Times
"Ms. Martin's subtle, beautifully acted interpretations give them [the songs] their due. "
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The Times
together they make a stylish combination
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The Stage
A relaxed duo offering up a delightful selection of songs
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All About Jazz website
One of my favorite jazz vocalists.
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The Times
The most intelligent and assured singer in the country.
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Jazz Times
For my money she's not only the finest female British jazz singer of her generation but possibly of all time.
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www.jazzreview.com
A delightful union of two of the UK's most recognized talents.
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Atlanta Audio Society
This Linn SACD was a revelation for me.
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Evening Standard
In lively form.
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Birmingham Post
Jazz CD of the Week
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Good Sound Magazine
One of the best jazz singers around.
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Audiophile Audition
Very, very highly recommended!
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The Sunday Times
As polished as you could hope for.
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Yorkshire Post
There isn’t a better singer than (Claire Martin) around.
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The Sunday Post
As always with Linn, the recording sounds fantastic.
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Scotland on Sunday
Order this CD pronto: it's a gem.
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Daily Telegraph
Style does not go out of style.
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Time Out London
'just two great singers interpreting great songs'
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HMV Choice
Just over an hour of pure class.
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Jazzwise
A joy from start to finish.
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Evening Press

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The Herald
A treat of the most sophisticated kind.
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East Anglian Daily Times
'Jazz cabaret at its very best'
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28 April 2016 to 28 April 2016
England
The Daffodil, Cheltenham England United Kingdom
2016 Cheltenham Jazz Festival
with David Newton

30 April 2016 to 30 April 2016
England
The Grand Theatre, Clitheroe Jazz Festival Clitheroe England United Kingdom
Claire Martin and Ray Gelato

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

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