Recordings

Bossa Amazônica

This amazing Bossa Nova journey features musicians from the heart of Brazil’s Amazon rainforest with captivating soundscapes and Dina Blade’s terrific vocals at the forefront.

“Smoother sub-genres of jazz can be difficult to capture dynamically, yet Dina Blade pulls this off flawlessly.” — Conner Creighton, Earshot Jazz

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  1. So Danco Samba
  2. Garota de Ipanema
  3. Nao Foi Amor
  4. Ilu Aye
  5. Corcovado
  6. Pra Que Discutir Com Madame
  7. Carinhoso
  8. O Pato
  9. Rosa Morena
  10. Ave Maria no Morro
  11. Adeus Acre Querido

My Romance

Selected one of the Best Nortwest Jazz cds of 2006 by Jim Wilke Host of KPLU’s Jazz Northwest/Jazz After Hours.

“Dina Blade literally breathes new life into old standards …” – Jazziz magazine

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  1. It Might As Well Be Spring
  2. My Romance
  3. Weaver of Dreams
  4. Imagination
  5. Love
  6. That’s For Me
  7. Miami Beach Rhumba
  8. Emily
  9. Rhode Island is Famous For You
  10. New Coat of Paint
  11. Just In Time
  12. Indian Summer
  13. Give Me the Simple Life
  14. You and the Night and the Music
  15. I Don’t Worry ‘Bout a Thing
  16. But Beautiful

 

S’Wonderful

“Smooth and delicious.” – Carol Newman, KMUN radio host

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  1. S’Wonderful
  2. On the Street Where You Live
  3. That’s All
  4. Summer Samba
  5. In the Cool Cool Cool of the Evening
  6. How Strange
  7. Waltz For Debby
  8. It’s Allright With Me
  9. Suddenly It’s Spring
  10. That Old Black Magic
  11. The Boy Next Door
  12. On the Atchinson, Topeka and the Santa Fe
  13. Too Marvelous For Words

 

Sentimental Journey: Popular songs from WWII

This cd creates a compelling listening experience that brings a distant era much closer while rekindling its magic.

“Words can’t express how much I love this CD. Dina has created a masterpiece.” – Homeandheart, Amazon Review

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  1. Accentuate the Positive
  2. I Thought About You
  3. G.I.Jive
  4. Star Dust
  5. Perfidia
  6. Blues In the Night
  7. They Can’t Take That Away From Me
  8. My Buddy
  9. Sentimental Journey
  10. White Cliffs of Dover
  11. It’s Been a Long Long Time
  12. I’ll Be Seeing You

 

I’m In the Mood For Love

“This is a rather addictive recording” – Jon Aldous, London (Host of the Dorothy Fields Website)

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  1. I Won’t Dance
  2. Big Spender
  3. Remind Me
  4. A Fine Romance
  5. I’m In the Mood For Love
  6. The Way You Look Tonight
  7. Pick Yourself Up
  8. April Fooled Me
  9. I Can’t Give You Anything But Love
  10. Lovely To Look At
  11. On the Sunny Side Of the Street
  12. Don’t Blame Me
  13. Exactly Like You