Jazz Articles about Roger Cairns
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by C. Michael Bailey
On the heels of his recently released The Dream of Olwen (Self Produced, 2010), it is worth considering Roger Cairns' previous recording, Let's..., which was a nice evolution from his first American release, A Scot in LA (Self Produced, 2006). Roger Cairns is a student of The Great American Songbook. Rather than wearing out My Funny Valentine" or My Foolish Heart," he often chooses the lesser-known of the canon, and delves deeply into the pop realm. He ...read more
by Michael P. Gladstone
Without knowing if the title of A Scot In LA is an intentional play on words on Sting's An Englishman in New York," I rather like this album and must credit Roger Cairns for his vocal style as well as the majority of the selected tunes.
The liner information tell us that as a child, Roger Cairns was always singing, and later he became fascinated by the science of singing. For someone who apparently was destined to go ...read more