*Love is the Answer, Barbra Streisand's jazz standards album has just made it to the top of the US Billboard chart. The arrangements are all by Johnny Mandel, and the album was produced by Diana Krall in collaboration with Streisand.
Here's the story from Billboard
And here's some cheese from the Press Release:
"We ate a lot," Streisand reports. "There's something about recording that makes me want to eat. We would bring in Italian food, or go out to dinner. Diana taught me how to roll a piece of chicken with cheese inside and put it in the microwave."
*Meanwhile, the promoters of Diana Krall's Royal Albert Hall show are telling me that demand has been high, and that a third London date, October 30th been added in addition to the existing dates - October 28th and 29th.