Jeff Goldblum The Capitol Studio Sessions Decca
When it comes to fatherhood and music, there’s plenty to consider: there’s dad rock (The Rolling Stones or Santana); there’s Young Fathers (the Mercury Prize-winning Edinburgh trio); and then there’s Daddy, i.e. Jeff Goldblum, Jurassic Park‘s resident mathematician and a generally-adored international treasure.
With the release of The Capitol Studio Sessions, everyone’s favourite Daddy goes head-to-head with an all-star line-up for a smokey, easy listening jazz album that proves Goldblum’s charm truly knows no bounds. Joined by The Mildred Snitzer Orchestra, Goldblum toes the line between improvisational comedy and smooth jazz as he trades lines with a surprisingly restrained Sarah Silverman (yes, that one), Irish rockabilly Imelda May and Haley Reinhart, a growly chanteuse of American Idol fame. Goldblum and his guests swing through classics from Me and My Shadow to My Baby Just Cares for Me with an honest charisma and genuine humour that cuts through the general cheese of the genre. Mark you calendars: Father’s Day is coming early.