Live! Songbook Watch Party with Dominick Farinacci

Songbook Watch Party with Host Dominick Farinacci


2

The Susan Krebs Band: Everything Must Change

C. Michael Bailey By

Sign in to view read count
Track review of "Up Jumped Spring"

Baltimore native cum Angelino Susan Krebs is not exactly a wallflower. She has been hiding in plain sight for the past twenty years, being a Jill-of-all-trades in the entertainment arena. She has an impressive onstage (off-Broadway) and television presence in commercials and appearances on programmed cable that include Shameless and Mad Men. She has also made it to the big screen on Million Dollar Baby (2004) and 28 Days (2000). It would be remiss not to mention that she also is a jazz singer, very much in the same way that Nancy King is a jazz singer...steeped in experience with a "no fear" soul.

Krebs has a couple of previous self-produced jazz releases to her credit—1999's Jazz Gardener and 2002's What Am I Here For?—both produced with the aid of her longtime support drummer/producer Jerry Kalaf, who also appears on Everything Must Change. The double-shot of experience and exuberance is what characterizes Krebs' art, and she spreads both liberally on Everything Must Change.

On Ed Byrne's disc-opening "Up Jumped Spring" (most famously covered by trumpeter Freddie Hubbard), Krebs opens in a hip, contrapuntal duet with saxophonist Chuck Manning. The song transcends into a jazz waltz of the most traditional sort, supporting Krebs' splendid tone and timing. Sensibly paced and thoughtfully arranged, "Up Jumped Spring" serves as a golden example of Krebs' ability to interpret even the most out-of-the-way jazz adaptations. With Everything Must Change, Krebs ascends to a point of recognition, one richly deserved.

Track Listing

Up Jumped Spring; What Is This Thing Called Love; A Flower Is a Lovesome Thing; Everything Must Change; Lost in the Stars; Wheelers & Dealers; Our Love Rolls On; Are Ya Havin; Any Fun?

Personnel

Susan Krebs: vocals; Chuck Manning: tenor, soprano sax; Rich Eames: piano; Ryan McGillicuddy: bass; Jerry Kalaf: drums. Special guests — Steve Huffsteter: trumpet (8); Riner Scivally: guitar (8); Scott Breadman: percussion (8).

Album information

Title: Everything Must Change | Year Released: 2012 | Record Label: GreenGig Music

Watch

Tags

Shop for Music

Start your music shopping from All About Jazz and through our retail affiliations you'll support us in the process.


MUSICSTACK

Rare vinyl LPs and CDs from over 1,000 independent sellers

AMAZON

CDs, Vinyl, Blu-Ray DVDS, Prime membership, Alexa, SONOS and more

HD TRACKS

Specializing in high resolution and CD-quality downloads

CD UNIVERSE

Specializing in music, movies and video games

REVERB

Marketplace for new, used, and vintage instruments and gear

More

Read Warmer Than Blood
Warmer Than Blood
Chris Montague
Read Perspectival
Perspectival
Sam Gill's Scattered
Read Pinball
Pinball
Pinball
Read Music from the Early 21st Century
Music from the Early 21st Century
Bobby Previte, Jamie Saft and Nels Cline
Read lena
lena
Anna Högberg Attack
Read Patchouli Blue
Patchouli Blue
Bohren & der Club of Gore
Read Codes/Myths
Codes/Myths
Rempis/Rosaly Duo
Read Chamber Works
Chamber Works
Luiz Henrique Yudo & Apartment House