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8 jazz covers of 'My Favorite Things' reinterpreted like a religious experience / stereogum

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Here's the catch: "My Favorite Things" really is a fun song to hear someone play around with, just as long as it's not pop-hit obvious. And ever since Rodgers & Hammerstein's The Sound Of Music came to Broadway 60 years ago, one thing's become pretty clear: if you want to hear "My Favorite Things" reinterpreted in a way that sounds more like a religious experience than a rich pop star's shopping list, you're better off looking up jazz artists. And this 24 year long cross-section of the best jazz interpretations runs a remarkably wide range - one in which a literal saint of the genre is just the beginning.

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