Jazz Articles about Christy Baron
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by Jim Santella
They're the songs we grew up with.
No, not the ones from AM or FM radio or from our earliest record, tape, and CD collections. These are the songs that we learned in our first years at school, at summer camp, and with neighborhood friends at play. Christy Baron sings each selection the way we remember it. In case you've forgotten the words, the lyrics are included in the liner booklet.
Along with these straightforward vocals, ...read more
by Mike Perciaccante
All too often jazz singers think that "covering" popular music means singing old Broadway hits from the '20s, '30s and '40s. Sure, these songs were popular once -- and many of them may even still be popular today, however the "truly" popular music genres of today (as evidenced by the Billboard chart listings) are rock and R&B songs released during the past 30 to 40 years. Christy Baron demonstrates on Take This Journey, her third album for Chesky Records, that ...read more