Tag: bossa nova

Paulo Szot: Salute to Broadway

| June 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
Paulo Szot: Salute to Broadway

A resonant and matchless voice.

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Luba Mason: Mixtura

| June 7, 2016 | 0 Comments
Luba Mason: Mixtura

This classy album is a winner.

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Nov. 27-29: Carole Cook

| November 24, 2015 | 0 Comments
Nov. 27-29: Carole Cook

Cook never let the pace lag and was never at a loss for words.

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Ann Hampton Callaway: The Sarah Vaughan Project

| July 20, 2015 | 0 Comments
Ann Hampton Callaway: The Sarah Vaughan Project

Callaway has the tone and timbre of the later Vaughan style, the sensitive attention to lyric and the emotional showmanship to carry it off spectacularly.

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Faith Prince

| June 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
Faith Prince

Musical comedy is a revered genre in both cabaret and Broadway, and Faith Prince is one of its finest practitioners.

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Julia Fordham

| June 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
Julia Fordham

Her songwriting skills put her in a league with the greats.

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Lynn Henderson: If We Only Have Love

| June 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
Lynn Henderson: If We Only Have Love

If We Only Have Love improves on successive hearings, but well worth buying just for “One Note Samba.”

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Diane Schuur

| May 22, 2015 | 0 Comments
Diane Schuur

I have seen Schuur a number of times, but have never heard her in better voice than in her current stay at Birdland.

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Joanne Tatham: Out of My Dreams

| January 4, 2015 | 0 Comments
Joanne Tatham: Out of My Dreams

Joanne Tatham is sheer jazz baby here. Musicianship is excellent.

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La Tanya Hall: To Sarah with Love: A Celebration of the Life and Music of Sarah Vaughan

| December 9, 2014 | 0 Comments
La Tanya Hall: To Sarah with Love: A Celebration of the Life and Music of Sarah Vaughan

La-Tanya-Hall-Sarah-Vaughan-Cabaret-Scenes-Magazine_212It takes a special voice to do justice to Sarah Vaughan, who I rate as one of the five greatest female vocalists of all time. La Tanya Hall has such a voice.

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