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Coastal Jazz Q&A with Elizabeth for April 2018 performance with Vancouver Symphony Read

“Bei Mir Bist du Schoen” off The Hot Sardines (Decca/Universal Music Classics) will be in the remake of Papillon, starring Remi Malek and Charlie Hunnam — 2018 wide release date TBD. Read (Vanity Fair)

The music video for “Bei Mir Bist du Schoen” hit 2 million YouTube views on New Year’s Eve 2017. Watch

Our French version of “I Wanna Be Like You” is on the new Jazz Loves Disney compilation on Verve, also featuring Stacey Kent, Melody Gardot and Gregory Porter. Listen

Starbucks selected the Sardines’ recording of Frank Sinatra’s “Mistletoe & Holly” for their 2017 Holiday Playlist, as we found out at a Starbucks on i-95. Listen

Find out what Elizabeth’s listening to these days and other favorite things in TueNight’s Tue/Do List. Read

Evan’s original “Gramercy Sunset” just hit 6 million streams on Spotify. Listen

Scott Simon interviewed Evan and Elizabeth on NPR’s Weekend Edition, talking about the one thing Evan’s original “Gramercy Sunset” has that all great songs about New York share, and the effect Elizabeth’s original “Here You Are Again” has on audiences. Listen

Elizabeth guested on Shannon Ables’ Simple Sophisticate podcast, talking about the song whose melody came to her on the subway and why lacking stability was a gift. Listen

Evan created a playlist for International Jazz Day: Bibs’ 100 Years of Jazz Vol. 1 is on Spotify. Listen

For Ella Fitzgerald’s 100th birthday, Elizabeth wrote about hearing Ella sing for the first time, and the one thing she has that most other (female) performers don’t. (Elizabeth collaborated with her mother Lynn, who created a painting of Ella for the piece). Read

Also: Elizabeth whittled down her favorite Ella Fitzgerald tracks to 21 (not easy) and put them into a Spotify playlist. Listen

We’re joining Jason Moran’s Fats Waller Dance Party at Oakland’s Paramount Theatre on March 11, 2017. Moran’s project is a big, giddy thing fusing early jazz with Motown, hip-hop and house. Learn more

Elizabeth is throwing a party with the skint in NYC to benefit Planned Parenthood: LADIES FIRST: A Dance Party to Celebrate the Badass Women of Music. Go