Tierney Sutton: I'm With The Band (2005)
The bulk of this live outing highlights the group's blithe, breezy, and up-tempo jazz grooves. Sutton's highly noticeable verve and charisma is enacted with a touch of sophisticated elegance that is counterbalanced by the group's thoroughly entertaining presentation. It must have been an exciting set, partly due to the quintet's tuneful choruses and razor-sharp unison runs. But on "The Lady Is a Tramp, Sutton rather diligently injects a smidgeon of grit and chutzpah into her delivery. Hence she creates a mood that summons up notions of an after-hours performance at a swanky Manhattan cocktail lounge. Simply stated, it's a winner! (Zealously recommended...)
Track Listing: Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise; Let's Face the Music and Dance; 'S Wonderful; Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea; Two for the Road; East of the Sun (And West of the Moon); People Will Say We're In Love; If I Loved You; Surrey With the Fringe On Top; Cheek to Cheek; Blue Skies; I Get a Kick Out of You; The Lady Is a Tramp; What a Little Moonlight Will Do; On My Way to You; Devil May Care.
Personnel: Tierney Sutton: vocals; Christian Jacob: piano; Trey Henry: bass; Kevin Axt: bass; Ray Brinker: drums.
Record Label: Telarc Records