There's something very magical about Disney songs, they touch us in that special way that reminds us of what it's like to be young again...they unleash our inner child. Verve Records' Jazz Loves Disney wholeheartedly reminds us with some of the best known Disney numbers performed by a cast of great musicians in their own unique way. Among the performers are, Gregory Porter, Melody Gardot, Stacey Kent, Jamie Cullum and China Moses, with an orchestra directed and arranged by the brilliant Rob Mounsey; the album was produced by 10x Grammy-winner Jay Newland. Several of the tunes that are included on Jazz Loves Disney have either been nominated for or won Academy Awards, a true acknowledgment of the quality of such wonderful standards. Jazz Loves Disney was recorded between Paris, London and Los Angeles and unlike some projects of this nature, it is incredibly coherent, with the added bonus of connecting us with a time when life was simpler and more magical!