One Night of Sin

by Mary Bogue

Released 2017
Dance Me to Stardust Records
Released 2017
Dance Me to Stardust Records
One Night of Sin delivers grit, sex, soul, tenderness, regret and love from Living Jazz Legend Mary Bogue and L.A.'s finest musicians; Karen Hernandez (piano), Brad Bobo (bass guitar), Jack LeCompte (drums) & Rickey Woodard (tenor sax).
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The first time I heard Karen Hernandez on keys, I about fell out. She had Les McCann riffs, and Gene Harris style, while being all Karen. She’s a beautiful soul, and talented beyond belief. . Her resume is astounding, and Les McCann calls her his favorite pianist.

Bringing it on home on bass guitar is Brad Bobo, whose discography includes Aretha Franklin, Natalie Cole, Eddie Harris, Linda Hopkins, Nancy Wilson, and now me. Pinch me, …
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Blue Smoke

by Mary Bogue

Released 2017
Dance Me to Stardust Records
Released 2017
Dance Me to Stardust Records
Imagine a smoldering love affair, a dark alley, a taxi cab, rain, the memory of being pressed up against a brick building and being kissed with so much soul as to leave you jittery and longing for more. That is Blue Smoke. And then more.
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Blue Smoke invites you to unwind, let your backbone slip, and surrender to love. This work was a magical journey honing decades of work by masterful musicians, Living Legends of Jazz in L.A., born from the fires of life experiences. Hear the iconic wail of Nolan Shaheed's trumpet, the sounds heard of a New York jazz piano masterfully played by Steve Rawlins, that makes you stay a little longer, and perhaps order that next …
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Don't Go to Strangers

by Mary Bogue

Released 2012
Dance Me To Stardust Records
Released 2012
Dance Me To Stardust Records
Who knows how, but Mary snagged the iconic Les McCann as Creative Consultant and Guest Vocalist, the finest L.A. jazz musicians to swing on the standards, blues, and a couple of "message" songs from the 70's, and created a musical masterpiece.
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When the great blues diva, Linda Hopkins heard Mary Bogue sing a song of hers, she told everyone around, "You sang that song better than I ever did. You were bluesy and wonderful, and you sang it nice and slow!" High praise from an amazing talent! And when Los Angeles blues mega-talent Barbara Morrison heard Mary belt, she made her one of her "Official Blues Mamas." CabaretScenes Magazine said her performance "nearly blew the roof …
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Mary Bogue
2012
Mary Bogue

Don't Go to Strangers

by Mary Bogue

Released 2012
Dance Me To Stardust Records
Released 2012
Dance Me To Stardust Records
Who knows how, but Mary snagged the iconic Les McCann as Creative Consultant and Guest Vocalist, the finest L.A. jazz musicians to swing on the standards, blues, and a couple of "message" songs from the 70's, and created a musical masterpiece.
NOTES
When the great blues diva, Linda Hopkins heard Mary Bogue sing a song of hers, she told everyone around, "You sang that song better than I ever did. You were bluesy and wonderful, and you sang it nice and slow!" High praise from an amazing talent! And when Los Angeles blues mega-talent Barbara Morrison heard Mary belt, she made her one of her "Official Blues Mamas." CabaretScenes Magazine said her performance "nearly blew the roof …
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