Please enjoy my drawings and also listen to the songs. – Fred
Please enjoy my drawings and also listen to the songs. – Fred

One Note Samba

One Note Samba 1960 composed by Antônio Carlos Jobim Portuguese lyrics by Newton Mendonça. English lyrics by Jon Hendricks. This is just a little samba, built upon a single note Other notes are bound to follow, but the root is still that note Now this new one is the...

Our Love Is Here To Stay

Our Love Is Here To Stay 1937 Music by George Gershwin Lyrics by Ira Gershwin One of the last songs the Gershwin brothers wrote together. (for the movie the Goldwyn Follies) It’s very clear Our love is here To stay ; Not for a year But ever and a day The radio...

Opus De Funk

BACKPAGE TITLE 1953 Jazz composition by Horace Silver Shop Products Favorite Recordings Milt Jackson/Hubert Laws Art Pepper Horace Silver Joe...

On the Street Where You Live

BACKPAGE TITLE 1956 Music Frederick Loewe Lyrics Alan Jay Lerner “I have often walked down this street before But the pavement always stayed beneath my feet before All at once am I several stories high Knowing I’m on the street where you live” (from...

O Pato (the Duck)

O Pato (the Duck) Composer / Lyricist: Jayme Da Sylva Neuza Teixeira 1960 O pato the duck was dancing by the water, quack, quack, quack the rhythm made him think he oughta quack, quack he was dancing to the samba, … Then a lovely swan swam by in all her majesty...