Posts Tagged ‘Antique barn in Walden NY’

Walden, New York. October, 2014. By Paul Goldfinger ©

Walden, New York. October, 2014. By Paul Goldfinger © Click to enlarge.



By Paul Goldfinger, Editor @Blogfinger.net


When we were up in the Hudson River Valley in Millbrook, NY, we met a jazz bass player who was entertaining at the farmers’ market. He performed a  song, “That’s All, ” with great feeling. It was evident that he loved this composition.

He said that he first heard it played at a jazz event, but it was done as an instrumental. He was taken with the melody and he learned the chords.

Later he discovered that it had words.  (see  the bottom of the link  below in the  Blogfinger  “Turning of the Leaves” post. )


Jazz man in Millbrook, NY


“That’s All” is also a favorite of mine. It is poignant and beautifully expressed. It is powerful in its simplicity.  Listen to the words.  You can understand every one as enunciated by Beverly Kenney below.

“That’s All” was written in 1952 by Alan Brandt and Bob Hayes.  It is a jazz standard and has been featured  in several movies including The Wedding Singer with Adam Sandler.


BEVERLY KENNEY sings “That’s All.”

She died in 1960 at the age of 28.  —-PG



Read Full Post »

%d bloggers like this: