We are big fans here of Rory (he’s so cool) and as a preview to the release we decided to feature his video: “Everybody’s Got Somebody But Me”
If you’re in the area, you can see Rory LIVE at Typhoon in Santa Monica, CA tonight 8/18 at 8 p.m.
The self-titled album “Rory Partin” takes listeners on a heartfelt journey through American music history – from swing-era standards including “Don’t Get Around Much Anymore” to contemporary classics like “Everybody’s Got Somebody But Me” – displaying Rory’s ability to build on a foundation of legends “all while adding his own unique twist to his music” (Confront Magazine).
You can actually purchase this single right now on iTunes.
At a time when many classic tunes from the Great American Songbook are facing extinction, powerhouse of blue-eyed soul Rory Partin and His All Star 18-piece Big Band are not only keeping musical history alive on their forthcoming fan-funded LP (out 8/19/14), they’re infusing it with fresh new energy courtesy of Partin’s “sharp sense of humor and a dash of gospel grit” (Popdose).
Poised to take his place among artists like Michael Bublé and Harry Connick, Jr., “Partin separates himself from his colleagues, offering a contrasting timbre and amplifying the soul…his beautiful upper register coupled with the hard-swinging big band arrangement gives you chills listening” (Brent Music Reviews).
A multi-instrumentalist who has lived in and taken influences from several of America’s great musical centers (including New Orleans, Nasvhille, and Los Angeles), Partin has toured internationally with five-time Grammy winner Larnelle Harris and performed with his own All Star Big Band at George W. Bush’s Inaugural Ball and The National Symphony Ball at the Kennedy Center.