On Feb. 11, "Valentine" — on the Bayview Records label — will hit stores around the country. The 11-track, jazz-tinged disc features vocals by Mayes and musical arrangements by Jeffrey Klitz. Peter Pinne is the recording's executive producer.
On "Valentine," Mayes interprets works by such songwriters as Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart, Duke Ellington, Amanda McBroom, Cy Coleman, Carolyn Leigh and Harry Warren. The disc also boasts a duet with 42nd Street's Billy Stritch on "My Funny Valentine."
The complete track listing for "Valentine" follows:
"My Romance" (Richard Rodgers/ Lorenz Hart)
"Sugar" (Stanley Turrentine)/"Is It Hot In Here?" (Michel Brouerman/Amanda McBroom)
"I Got It Bad (And That Ain’t Good)" (Duke Ellington/Paul Frances Webster)
"In the Name of Love" (Kenny Rankin/Estelle Levitt)
"Here’s That Rainy Day" (James Van Heusen/Johnny Burke)
"No Love, No Nothin’" (Harry Warren/Leo Robin)
"Angel Eyes" (Earl Brent/Matt Dennis)
"The Best Is Yet To Come"/"You Fascinate Me So" (Cy Coleman/Carolyn Leigh)
"The More I See You" (Harry Warren/Mack Gordon)
"My Funny Valentine" Richard Rodgers/Lorenz Hart)
"My Romance" (Richard Rodgers/Lorenz Hart)
On Broadway Sally Mayes has been seen in Urban Cowboy, Welcome to the Club (Theatre World Award, Outer Critics Circle nomination) and She Loves Me (Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle nominations). Her Off-Broadway credits include Closer Than Ever (Outer Critics nomination), Das Barbecü, Pete 'n' Keely (Drama Desk nomination) and Dirty Blonde (first national tour). Mayes' screen credits feature roles in "City Hall," "Bye Bye Birdie," "Law & Order," "Sex and the City." Her solo recordings include "The Dorothy Fields Songbook," "Our Private World: The Comden and Green Songbook," "The Story Hour" and "Boys and Girls Like You and Me."
For more information, visit www.bayviewrecords.com.