Post Tagged with: "Lizz Wright"

Taj Mahal and Keb’ Mo’ – Tajmo (2017)

Taj Mahal and Keb’ Mo’ – Tajmo (2017)

With Taj Mahal and Keb Mo’s ‘Tajmo,’ you have two folk/blues legends, two generations – and one marvelous meeting.

S. Victor Aaron’s Best of 2015  (Part 1 of 4, Non-Jazz): Erykah Badu, Shemekia Copeland, Sam Butler

S. Victor Aaron’s Best of 2015 (Part 1 of 4, Non-Jazz): Erykah Badu, Shemekia Copeland, Sam Butler

S. Victor Aaron picks the best of 2015’s non-jazz albums, including Erykah Badu, Shememkia Copeland, the Blind Boys of Alabama’s Sam Butler and others.

Lizz Wright – Freedom and Surrender (2015)

Lizz Wright – Freedom and Surrender (2015)

Lizz Wright’s ‘Freedom and Surrender’ is a stirring and eclectic mix of adult contemporary and jazz stylings which is not to be missed.

Quickies: Ede Wright, Tobin Mueller, Stefano Leonardi

Quickies: Ede Wright, Tobin Mueller, Stefano Leonardi

Getting the word out on some of more esoteric or little-known artists and their albums is something we love doing here at Something Else, hence the name for our little tea room on the interwebs. “Quickies” is where I’ve yakked up a lot of records by musicians who are not rich and famous yet, but in my view, should be…atRead More

The Best of 2008, Part 1: The Mainstream

The Best of 2008, Part 1: The Mainstream

by Pico It’s less than one week to Christmas, ladies and gents. Still trying to figure out what to give your loved one or boss that perfect music gift? Worse yet, you’re born before around 1965 and can’t figure out the Fleet Foxes from Black Diamond Heavies or Kanye West and don’t really care to? You’ve come to the rightRead More

Lizz Wright – The Orchard (2008)

by Pico Over the last five years Lizz Wright has become a widely known and respected singer in jazz circles. But much as Eric Bibb often gets unfairly pigeonholed as just “blues” I sort of resent the “jazz” bin she is often put into. That’s because the very thing that makes Wright a compelling listen is her hard-to-categorize style thatRead More

One Track Mind: Lizz Wright, "Trouble" (2005)

by Pico In the last three or four years, Georgia native Lizz Wright has created a stir in the same folk-jazz circles that Cassandra Wilson, Nina Simone and Oleta Adams have made their names in, but with her 2005 release Dreaming Wide Awake, she moved further into Sarah McLachlan territory. The Wilson connection became stronger with the recruitment of Cassandra’sRead More