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Erna Ferry: Wild About You

Read "Wild About You" reviewed by Jack Bowers


If singer Erna Ferry's name is new to you, that's more than likely because she's a New Zealander who makes her home in that lovely faraway island nation in the southwestern Pacific Ocean, east of Australia across the Tasman Sea. Ferry, a jazz singer with bluesy overtones, is backed on Wild About You by the exemplary Rodger Fox Big Band, the very best that New Zealand has to offer. The band, in fact, is so formidable that one could be ...

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Album Review

Erna Ferry: Devil May Care

Read "Devil May Care" reviewed by Jack Bowers


Perhaps I'm missing something, but what's the point in showcasing a singer and recording her so abysmally that one must struggle to grasp the lyrics, thanks to the album's unremitting and irksome reverb? After listening to Devil May Care, the only thing I can say with any measure of assurance about New Zealander Erna Ferry is that she has a great smile, seems to have a nice mid-range voice with ample power, and sings on-key; beyond that, your guess is ...


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