On the Record: A Brief Glance at 10 Noteworthy London-centric Recordings

That long-touted “special relationship” between England and the United States extends from politics and humor to many of the arts, especially music. The London jazz scene, to quote the ’60s pop hit, does indeed swing like a pendulum, occasionally — as at present — attaining renewed prominence among cognoscenti. But even at other times, London

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Lyn Stanley, London Calling (A.T. Music)

Lyn Stanley never lived in London. She didn’t record this there, and the album has nothing to do with the city. But the vocalist does offer this 2018 set as a tribute to elegant cool-jazz vocalist and actress Julie London. (Sorry, couldn’t resist.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HqiVsPIGFWc

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