December 29, 2020 | « back

The #JTAmericanStandardChallenge Spotlight!

James by Timothy WhiteJames and team have loved watching your #JTAmericanStandardChallenge submissions over the last few weeks. Below are a few favorites for you to enjoy during your post-holiday clean-up.

Would you like to see your video featured in a future newsletter or JT social media platform? Just upload your performance of any of the songs James recorded on his new album, American Standard, or the EP: Over The Rainbow, send us the link here, and you may get your wish!

“The Nearness Of You”

First up, here’s Tim Kane from Richmond, VT performing “The Nearness Of You” by Hoagy Carmichael and Ned Washington.

“Moon River”

Next, click to watch Jeff Scott from Detroit, Michigan and his take on Henry Mancini and Johnny Mercer’s “Moon River”.

“Teach Me Tonight”

And now, click to see Summerfield, FL’s Scott Jackson cover “Teach Me Tonight”, written by Gene De Paul and Sammy Cahn.

“Moon River”

Here is Stefano Barbati, from Castel Frentano, Italy, with another version of “Moon River”, originally recorded by Audrey Hepburn for Breakfast At Tiffany’s.

“Almost Like Being In Love”

Finally, click to see Anthony Paduano from New Fairfield, CT and his interpretation of Frederick Loewe and Alan Jay Lerner “Almost Like Being In Love”.