October 6, 2009
Swingin’ CD Release Soiree for Corky Hale
Corky Hale, a Jewish jazz musician, who turns out tunes on the piano and harp, celebrated the release of her new CD, “Corky Hale and Friends - I’m Glad There Is You,” during a swingin’ soiree held at Bel Air’s Vibrato on Sept. 21.
Rabbi David Baron, Priscilla Presley and Hale’s husband, Hall of Fame songwriter Mike Stoller (who along with partner Jerry Leiber wrote Elvis Presley hits “Hound Dog” and “Jailhouse Rock”) joined musicians from the local jazz scene at the event. During dinner, Hale performed several tracks from her new album.