Cynthia Crane | If I Knew Now (What I Knew Then)

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If I Knew Now (What I Knew Then)

by Cynthia Crane

A saloon-singer/story-teller with great pipes, crane mulls over life, love and the world in general on a listen-to CD with wry, witty songs - great melodies and smart lyrics.
Genre: Jazz: Jazz Vocals
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  Song Share Time Download
1. If I Knew Now (What I Knew Then)
2:18 $0.99
2. Everything I Buy Was Made in China
2:55 $0.99
3. Goodbye Miami
4:51 $0.99
4. You Would Rather Have the Blues
4:32 $0.99
5. Bewitched /
1:27 $0.99
6. Fun to be Fooled
1:34 $0.99
7. Close Enough For Love (Theme for Agatha)
3:06 $0.99
8. Out of Fashion
3:37 $0.99
9. South to a Warmer Place
3:53 $0.99
10. Jose Cuervo
3:50 $0.99
11. May I Come in/
2:30 $0.99
12. Not You Again
1:59 $0.99
13. I Never Do Anything Twice
5:09 $0.99
14. What a Blessing (To Know There’s a Devil)
3:06 $0.99
15. I’m 27
3:55 $0.99
16. My Country Used to Be
3:06 $0.99
17. New Sun in the Sky
3:05 $0.99
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Album Notes
Crane mulls over life, love and the world in general and wrestles with the difficulties of watching life get old while she remains eternally 27, “over and over and over again”. Witty songs by the wry and zany Jay Leonhart and Dave Frishberg - a pastiche including Harold Arlen, Stephen Sondheim, Johnny Mandel, John Wallowitch, Lew Spence, Clark Gesner and Frank Loesser.
***“Cynthia Crane at the top of her game: Artfully assembled, delivered with a lifetime's worth of craft . Performing with hard won wisdom, Crane gave her show a political slant, peppering the evening with witty songs. We hope she'll bring this show back again” Barbara & Scott Siegel;”

***“I was so thrilled to be listening to that smoky velvet sound that has only been available to me on her 5 CDs for these past six years. So well constructed and so perfectly performed the hour flew by like a flash. I am sure this show will be back” Stu Hamstra CabaretHotline on line

***“A petite package of charm, wit and talent, this self-described "saloon singer” is an expressive vocalist and an exquisite interpreter, reminiscent of those who bestowed an aura of elegance on the major rooms of the 'forties and ' of the most accomplished and audience-savvy to hit the circuit in months...could be a master class for those who want to know how to craft a winning cabaret show, and is a ‘don’t miss’ for those who enjoy seeing one. ” Peter Leavy, Cabaret Scenes Magazine
“SOMETHING OF A FIXTURE ON THE NEW YORK SCENE” (Bob Harrington) SINGER, ACTRESS, WIFE, GRANDMOTHER, ENVIRONMENTALIST, PRESERVATIONIST, (Chairs the Mulry Angle/West 11th Street Block Association). 2007 MAC Award Nominee, BACKSTAGE “BISTRO AWARD” WINNER, MABEL MERCER FOUNDATION AWARD NOMINEE, She has performed in Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center, Tavern-on-the-Green, Town Hall, NYC clubs here and gone, L.A., Louisville, St. Louis, Chicago, Paris, Germany, Italy, the Montmartre Jazz Festival, Paris’ American Embassy, performing Cabaret Concerts in French; Summer Stock, the USO, played Helen Morgan at the Russian Tea Room, for the Dutch Treat Club, the National Arts Club, the Players, the Friars. With Ted Story, she founded and produced the IRT (IMPOSSIBLE RAGTIME THEATRE), building four theatres and 100 plays over ten years. Her previous five CDs have received national airplay and acclaim: Visit her popular website: WWW.LOOKOUTJAZZ.COM




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