The Birdsongs Project

by Ellynne Rey

Released 2019
Released 2019
Vocalist-led session of adventurous and inventive arrangements of standards and originals. All songs feature great NYC musicians and the thematic album is centered around birds. There is something for everyone.
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The Birdsongs Project exists because vocalist Ellynne Rey, a birdwatcher, wanted to pay musical tribute to birds. Snowy Owls inspired the opening track (an original song composed by Rey, who had photographed a number of these gorgeous birds, one of nature's marvels, in the winter of 2018). Other originals include a quirky vocalese composed by Rey over the changes of How High The Moon (Bluejay & Cat) and a set of English lyrics written for Franz Schubert's …
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A Little Bit of Moonlight

by Ellynne Rey

Released 2014
Ellynne Rey
Released 2014
Ellynne Rey
A fresh romantic, beautiful, and intimate vocal acoustic jazz recording with a twist. Gentle curves, a mix of grooves, and pan-American rhythms.
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Beautiful new standards recording by Connecticut-based singer Ellynne Rey. Rey is accompanied by some of New York's finest musicians. This collection of 15 songs is intimate, romantic, playful, and a bit off the well-trodden path. Comprehensive liner notes by respected jazz author Will Friedwald briefly summarize each track. This is a record that will make your heart sing.