Singer Jessica Molaskey's fourth album, Sitting in Limbo, has been well received. She is guitarist/vocalist John Pizzarelli's wife, and together they have won the New York City Nightlife Award for Best Musical Duo" in both 2007 and 2008.
Molaskey is a very polished vocalist whose specialty is Broadway musicals, currently appearing in a revival of Stephen Sondheim's Sunday in the Park with George, which opened in Manhattan in February, 2008. Her jazz credentials are enhanced by her frequent appearances and recordings such as this one, with her husband's working combo, but she is really an artist ...read more
With the seemingly steady rise of interest in traditional American popular song, the result has been a treasure trove of CD reissues, a Renaissance of careers of more seasoned veteran performers, and the appearance of many new singers who draw upon the repertoire and inspiration of the Great American Songbook. Along with the work of veterans such as Weslia Whitfield, the recently late Rosemary Clooney, and relative newcomers such as Stacey Kent, another traditional pop songstress has arrived.
Pentimento, the new CD by Jessica Molaskey primarily mines the rare ore of songs from the era ...read more