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From Far and Wide

Back to Brazil: Part Three

Read "Back to Brazil: Part Three" reviewed by Mark Holston


Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 A singer who needs no introduction, Eliane Elias sculpts a predictably sensual soundscape on Love Stories (Concord). The nine-track project features a string orchestra and lush arrangements by Rob Mathes, unobtrusive rhythm section chores by a cadre of Brazilian percussionists, and the steady hand of bassist Marc Johnson. The slinky French film opening track, “A Man and a Woman," establishes a mood of 1960s-era relaxed romanticism that prevails throughout most ...

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Bailey's Bundles

Jazz Quanta April – Five Women III: Erica Papillion-Posey, Meli’sa Morgan, Daphna Levy, Gabriela Martin, Sofia Ribeiro

Read "Jazz Quanta April – Five Women III:  Erica Papillion-Posey, Meli’sa Morgan, Daphna Levy, Gabriela Martin, Sofia Ribeiro" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey


We are enjoying a rich period of jazz vocals creation, the story continues... Erica Papillion-Posey The Standard Reimagined: When Jazz... Self Produced 2016 Vocalist Erica Papillion-Posey recently published a book entitled Musings From the Mind of a Mezzo, Poetry & Prose of Passion, Pain & Plight (2015), a title revealing a lot about the singer. Posey is classically trained (a mezzo-soprano to be precise) at home in the realms ...


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