Dana Owens Matures, with Standards

Ms. Dana Owens (a.k.a. Queen Latifah) has released a standards Jazz compilation. Wow, this woman is versitle and her talent is really showing. What can she not do? I heard her today on NPR in an interview and they played some bites. Wow, this is a long way from “All Hail The Queen”.

All I can say is, I’ll be making a trip to the music shop this weekend to get my CD. She does a rendition of “I Put a Spell On You” that was recorded by Screaming Jay Hawkins around 1956. Somehow, I don’t think she was drunk like Jay was when recording this track. But who cannot love the Jay version.