Chrysalis - new album – autumn 2019 It is with great enthusiasm that jazz vocalist Sonia Johnson will enter the studio next April to record her first [...]
Sonia Johnson - Lay Myself Down in the Garden Sonia Johnson prepares the recording of her first English album #Chrysalis, a series of songs illustrating transformation, [...]
Sonia Johnson’s first English – language album will be entitled Chrysalis, a series of songs illustrating transformation, creation and freedom. Exclusive video release.
Sonia Johnson takes over the blues/jazz song Why Don’t You Do Right, written in 1936 by Joseph “Kansas Joe” McCoy and made popular by Ella Fitzgerald, as well as Peggy Lee and Benny Goodman.
Sonia Johnson interprets a rendition of the standard Lush Life, that Ella Fitzgerald and Duke Ellington recorded together on the famous album Ella Fitzgerald sings the Duke Ellington songbook in 1957. Billy Strayhorn, the great accomplice of The Duke, composed this standard in the 1930s.
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