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Lin Nyberg: Smile

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It's arguable that Sweden produces more good jazz artists per capita than any other European country. At least it seems that way. And vocalists are no exception. Song stylist (and she is a stylist) Lina Nyberg follows in the footsteps and joins such notable vocalists as Monica Zetterlund, Jeanette Lindstrom, and the wonderful Nannie Porres. Nyberg cites Zetterlund and Porres as inspirations along with American singers Bessie Smith, Ray Charles, Jimmy Rushing and Nancy Wilson (whose influence is evident in ...