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Laura Fygi: Watch What Happens When Laura Fygi Meets Michel LeGrand

Read "Watch What Happens When Laura Fygi Meets Michel LeGrand" reviewed by Dave Hughes


Laura Fygi is one of the most under-recognized, best kept secrets of all female vocalists working today. Although she's nowhere near as jazzy as Ella or Sarah, or even her modern-day contemporaries Diane Schuur or Dianne Reeves, she still offers excellent interpretations, beautiful tone quality, and right-on-the-money intonation. This disc doesn't cover as wide a range, stylistically, as previous domestic releasesThe Lady Wants to KnoworBewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered; rather, it pays tribute to the repertoire of composer Michel ...

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Laura Fygi: The Lady Wants to Know

Read "The Lady Wants to Know" reviewed by AAJ Staff


Like Marisa Monte, the beautiful Laura Fygi is one of the great pretenders to the Astrud Gilberto throne. “ The lady wants to know “ is a wonderful collection of bossa nova and movie classics which reminds me of the magic I felt in the sixties when I first heard this kind of music for the first time courtesy of the album “ Astrud Gilberto “.

Joining Laura on the album amongst others, are ' Toots ...


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