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Album Review

Jen Chapin/Stephan Crump: Open Wide

Read "Open Wide" reviewed by Craig W. Hurst

Like the popular “jazz” singer Nora Jones and some of the work of Cassandra Wilson, the music on Jen Chapin’s newest release on the Purple Chair Music label, Open Wide provides another example of the wide range of influences today’s musicians are confronted and how the boundaries of what constitutes jazz perhaps have been expanded. The typical elements that are often associated with jazz--bluesy inflections in the melody, complex harmonies, and swing are not readily apparent in Chapin’s music. Although ...

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Chesky Records Releases Jen Chapin's "Revisions: Songs of Stevie Wonder"

Chesky Records Releases Jen Chapin's "Revisions: Songs of Stevie Wonder"

Source: Michael Ricci

New York, NY -- Chesky Records, the premiere audiophile label founded by multi-Grammy-nominated composer David Chesky and his brother Norman, announces the release of Jen Chapin's reVisions: Songs of Stevie Wonder. The 12-track Hybrid SACD (Super-Audio Compact Disc), also featuring Stephan Crump on bass and Chris Cheek on soprano, tenor, and baritone sax, includes 10 Stevie Wonder songs and two of Jen's own works. Songs by Stevie include “You Haven't Done Nothin',” “Master Blaster,” “Visions,” “Higher Ground,” “Jesus Children of ...


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Revisions - Songs Of...

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Open Wide

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