Midnight Serenaders – A Little Keyhole Business (2013)

Midnight Serenaders - A Little Keyhole Business (2013)
Artist: Midnight Serenaders
Album: A Little Keyhole Business
Genre: Retro Swing, Big Band
Origin: USA
Released: 2013
Quality: mp3, 320 kbps
Ain’t She Sweet (4:15)
St. Louis Blues (4:27)
When I Drink Your Wine (3:49)
My Honolulu Hula Girl (3:18)
Your Mama Loves Plinkin’ (4:30)
I Heard (3:22)
Old Man Mose (4:26)
Tinkerin’ Tom (5:08)
Fascinating Rhythm (3:16)
The Way You Woo Me (3:16)
In the Jailhouse Now No. 2 (3:39)
My Heart Belongs to Daddy (4:16)
Tutti Frutti (4:37)
Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me (3:17)
There Ain’t No Sweet Man Worth the Salt of My Tears (4:33)
Making Wiki Waki Down in Waikiki (2:54)


Proving that hot jazz and vintage pop of the 1920’s and 30’s is as relevant as ever in the present day, the Midnight Serenaders provide an infectious and irreverent take on the raucous and carefree music of “The Jazz Age.” The band formed in 2005, putting together a sound reminiscent of the small swing combos popular during the 20’s and 30’s, adding a Hawaiian flavor with the inclusion of ukulele and Hawaiian Steel guitar, with lots of clarinet and muted trumpet. Led by the charming frontline of crooner/rhythm guitarist Doug Sammons and ukelele-strumming chanteuse Dee Settlemier, the Serenaders’ repertoire consists of specially chosen gems from the past, as well as vintage sounding original songs. The Midnight Serenaders are based in Portland, Oregon and perform at clubs and events throughout the Pacific Northwest, continuing to delight audiences with their brand of hot retro swing. This latest recording captures the band in their prime with new Hawaiian Steel guitarist Doc Stein, along with special guests Andrew Oliver on piano and drums, Aquiles Montas on guiro, and the vocal trio Libertine Belles on vocals.