The following song, “Long Ago (and Far Away)” (music by Jerome Kern and lyrics by Ira Gershwin), was recorded at Chat Noir in Costa Mesa on October 24, 2004 by David Ripley live. Playing as background for the restaurant, the recording shows a jazz style treatment of the standard from the musical Cover Girl.
The following recording was made on October 24, 2004 by David Ripley while playing background music at Chat Noir in Costa Mesa. It is an improvised song in the style of a jazz standard.
This recording features the song “Somewhere Over The Rainbow” from The Wizard of Oz (music by Harold Arlen and lyrics by E.Y. Harburg). David Ripley was playing background music outside in the Garden Room at The Ritz in Newport Beach on November 7, 2004. Since the venue was outside, an electronic keyboard was used along with appropriate amplification.
This recording features David Ripley on keyboard outside in the Garden Room at The Ritz in Newport Beach. The song is “Summer Wind” the music being written by Heinz Meier and the lyrics by Johnny Mercer. The recording was made while David Ripley was playing background music on November 7, 2004.