Known best for his legendary country music career, Neal McCoy is topping the charts in a new music genre, Jazz, as his highly anticipated vocal jazz project, You Don’t Know Me, debuted at No. 4 on the Billboard Top Jazz Albums Chart. McCoy shares the Top 5 with Leslie Odom, Jr. and Frank Sinatra, among others.
“I’ve listened to and performed this music for as long as I can remember. I was introduced to the Great American songbook as a young child by my parents. To record this project was a thrill, and it excites me that the fans seem to love the music as much as I do,” McCoy said.
With arrangements by Bob Mann and Alan Broadbent, the album is expertly crafted with superb production by Steve Tyrell, iconic Jazz artist, and eight-time Grammy winner.
Neal’s “bucket-list” project has received praise from critics and fans alike, and garnering coverage by People Magazine, Rolling Stone, Nash Country Daily, Country Rebel and more with AOL debuting the official lyric video to the title track. The project has even received applause from showbiz royalty, Mr. Las Vegas, Wayne Newtown and Deana Martin, daughter of the legendary Dean Martin along with superstar Blake Shelton and iconic actors, William Shatner and Bo Derek.
What others are saying about Neal McCoy’s You Don’t Know Me:
“Neal McCoy has always been one of my all-time favorite artists. There’s not a genre of music he can’t perform and perform incredibly. This album is proof of that.”- Blake Shelton
“Neal and I have been friends a long time, so I have known his passion for the Great American Songbook for a while. Known for his reputation as an extraordinary entertainer, it’s good to see he is getting the opportunity to show his real vocal skills. He is one of the best pure singers I’ve heard and this album of great music shows exactly that.” – Wayne Newton, Mr. Las Vegas
“My friend Neal McCoy has a new album! I’ve heard it and it’s !” (3 thumbs up)- William Shatner
“…a collection of 13 jazzy gems from the Great American songbook.” – People Magazine
“I’ve fallen in love again with these songs! Neal McCoy and his beautiful, pure voice makes these standards come alive on You Don’t Know Me.” – Bo Derek
“…McCoy is turning the tempo down, and his honeyed vocals up on You Don’t Know Me, showcasing the singer as a Sinatra-smooth vocalist.” – Rolling Stone
“…Neal’s outstanding version of “You Don’t Know Me.” – Nash Country Daily
“I love the clear, warm, richness of Neal’s voice and his phrasing is excellent. You can feel his passion for the Great American songbook. You Don’t Know Me is a swingin’ sexy album that will give you that lovin’ feeling from the first cut to the last.” – Deana Martin
You Don’t Know Me is available on iTunes, Amazon, retail outlets and online at NealMcCoy.com.
You Don’t Know Me Track Listing:
2. Dream A Little Dream
3. All My Tomorrows
5. That’s All
6. It Had To Be You
7. It’s Been a Long, Long Time
8. You Don’t Know Me
9. Don’t Get Around Much Anymore
10. In The Wee Small Hours
11. I Get A Kick Out Of You
12. The Second Time Around
13. I’ve Grown Accustomed To Your Face