Four years ago, up-and-coming alto saxophonist Sarah Manning marked her arrival to the NYC scene with her first album with Posi-Tone, Dandelion Clock (2010), and it made waves.
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A past winner of the Mary Lou Williams Piano Competition, Helen Sung knows her way around eighty-eight keys, and after five well-received albums, this NYC residing, Houston, Texas native is bringing her talents to the Concord Music label.
Jane Ira Bloom is a most adventurous soprano saxophonist, but sometimes even those musicians who thrive on the edge feel a need to go back to a simpler time when the beauty of a melody was paramount
Perhaps the most captivating out of many captivating things found on Taeko Fukao’s Wonderland is the choices the Japanese-born, New York-based songstress makes.
Some Christmas songs, you don’t mess with. It’s perfectly fine to take “Winter Wonderland” at an unusually contemplative pace, and to update “Let It Snow” with a B-3. But Karrin Allyson plays it straight — as she must — with Charlie Brown.
Akosua Gyebi is a singer with a wondrous voice and range. Her latest release One More Cup Of Coffee received some great reviews, and she is steadfastly making inroads into the music industry.
Carol Morgan is part of two jazz scenes, the NYC epicenter and the underrated Houston, Texas one. Her new, fifth release features this ace trumpeter with jazz luminaries from both towns.
Akosua Gyebi — otherwise known as Kosi — is a vocalist with a range and distinctive style all her own. Her debut One More Cup Of Coffee leaves a lasting memory
Featuring some of Sarah Vaughan’s last truly transcendent moments, this pair of 1980 Pablo releases devoted to the work of Duke Ellington reminds us in reissue form what wonders her voice and this material still hold.
It stands to reason that jazz singer Lorraine Feather’s latest record would make hay out of the idea of connectivity. She is, after all, one of the most candidly original vocalists going