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Meredith d'Ambrosio: Sometime Ago

Read "Sometime Ago" reviewed by Angelo Leonardi


Dopo dieci anni di silenzio discografico è un gran piacere ascoltare un nuovo album della cantante di Boston, il diciassettesimo per la Sunnyside, con cui pubblica dalla metà degli anni ottanta, qualche anno dopo il suo debutto. Più che cantante Meredith preferisce definirsi “song stylist" e tale resta all'età di 81 anni, senza perdere un grammo di classe interpretativa e pregevole essenzialità. Con l'età il timbro s'è irrobustito, conferendo nuove ombreggiature al suo eloquio ma intonazione e ...

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Meredith d'Ambrosio: By Myself

Read "By Myself" reviewed by Raul d'Gama Rose


The deliciously husky contralto of Meredith d'Ambrosio is unlike any other today, but that's obvious. What is not immediately evident is the effect it has, the body's temperature rising slowly--not after listening to a few charts on By Myself, for that would take too long; but after hearing but a few short choruses. By the time the song in question is over, the mind is delirious and ready to surrender body and soul to d'Ambrosio. Of course it helps that ...

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Meredith D'Ambrosio: Love Is for the Birds

Read "Love Is for the Birds" reviewed by Dave Nathan


If the course of time is a major factor in determining the success and long term popularity of an entertainer, then vocalist Meredith D'Ambrosio has graduated Summa Cum Laude. Love Is For the Birds is the singer's 14th album for the Sunnyside label. Yet her first recording was for an outfit called Spring, cut in 1978, more than 24 years ago. She is at a point of her career when she can be exceedingly discerning in picking the contents of ...


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