• Two exciting new Carpenters releases are now available. The new book Carpenters: The Musical Legacy can be ordered here. A big thanks to the authors and Richard Carpenter for their tremendous effort in compiling this book! Also, the new solo piano album Richard Carpenter's Piano Songbook is available for ordering here.

Yesterday Once More–A Jazz Tribute to The Carpenters

Rick-An Ordinary Fool

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If you remember back in 2003, Jeremy Monteiro released a Jazz CD titled "A Song For You, Karen" a tribute CD of Carpenters hits some being sung by Jacintha. The CD I believe went out of print but was later remastered in Ultra High Definition. I bought the CD on iTunes back in 2011 but I don't think it's on there any longer. If you like Jazz music, it's a awesome CD. Jacintha provides some terrific Jazz smokey night club vocals, it really gives the listener a feeling for how a Carpenters album by Richard and Karen might have sounded if they went that route back in the 80's.

So I just found out that Jeremy Monteiro is releasing a new Carpenters Jazz Tribute album in September. He has provided a 5 min promo sampler on his soundcloud wesbite.

Here is info on his 1st tribute ablum, A Song For You Karen in case you missed it.

SoundStage! Jeremy Monteiro Trio - A Song for You, Karen

Here is the album still available on Amazon (the high def version) pricey but there limited.


Here is a one of the tracks on you tube of Jacintha singing, I think it's awesome.

Here is info on the new tribute release:


Here is his facebook post mentioning the new album and link to soundcloud sample

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