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CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Christine Rosholt: Detour Ahead

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Twin Cities-based vocalist Christine Rosholt comes from a theater background, but her debut CD, Detour Ahead, shows that she can take a side road and turn it into a very appealing main thoroughfare. The set's atmosphere is elegant and a bit sassy, with Rosholt--in front of a crack band that really knows how to swing--displaying sharp articulation and a clear, clean tone from the Ella Fitzgerald school of jazz vocals.The set opens with style on the familiar standard ...

CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Christine Rosholt: Detour Ahead

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There is a lot to like about vocalist Christine Rosholt, who's based in Minnesota's Twin Cities region. On her debut album, she displays a good jazz sensibility on thirteen time-tested tunes.The album begins promisingly with an easygoing “East of the Sun" and continues with the rarely heard Johnny Mercer lyrics to Woody Herman/Ralph Burns' “Early Autumn." One of the highlights of this session is a presentation of the first-wave bossa Jobim classic “Chega De Saudade (No More Blues)," ...