Audrey Morris: Round About
Morris is comfortably supported by two old friends from Chicago. On previous albums, Morris generally accompanied herself, like Southern, on the piano. Here she limits her piano activity to one cut, "You're Not So Easy to Forget". The rest of the time it's the sensitive piano of Joe Vito which becomes the exquisite wrapping on Audrey's vocal presents. Outstanding jazz violinist John Frigo helps sustain the mood created by this session. He comes out of the background shadows for lovely solos on "Street of Dreams" and "Imagination".
Audrey Morris successfully combines two seemingly irreconcilable emotions, tranquility and passion for a highly charismatic and charming 50 plus minutes of highly individualized vocalizing. The good news is that the albums on her label are available either from Amazon.com or through the Fancy Faire web site.
Track Listing: Imagination; Street of Dreams; I Don't Want to Cry Anymore; April Played the Fiddle; I Can't Escape from You; How Deep Is the Ocean; Humpty Dumpty Heart; Once in a While; Just Imagine; You're Not So Easy to Forget*; Round About
Personnel: Audrey Morris - Vocals/Piano*; Joe Vito - Piano; John Frigo - Violin
Record Label: Fancy Faire