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Vivian Sessoms: Life II

Read "Life II" reviewed by Angelo Leonardi

Sliding doors. È consistente il numero di cantanti afroamericane che spaziano con disinvoltura tra i vari ambiti e stili della black music, giungendo fino al pop. I risultati sono anche elevati, come dimostra questo disco, ma resta il sospetto di un impegno programmato per adeguarsi alla volatilità del mercato. In molto pubblico attuale, infatti, l'ascolto è “liquido" (se non gassoso): si salta da un genere all'altro e da un periodo storico all'altro, spizzicando qua e là in ...

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Vivian Sessoms: To Be Black In America

Read "Vivian Sessoms: To Be Black In America" reviewed by Kevin Press

Vivian Sessoms has built a career in collaboration with a range of world-famous artists. P. Diddy, Michael Jackson, Donna Summer, Sinéad O'Connor, Ryuichi Sakamoto and Stevie Wonder all have a place on her resume. With a new Ropeadope contract in hand, Sessoms has produced a two-part album release called Life. They make an extraordinary pair, from both a personal and political perspective. All About Jazz: There is a lot here thematically. Walk us through it. Vivian ...


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