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Pamela Williams: Evolution

Read "Evolution" reviewed by Craig W. Hurst


The smooth, stylish, sophisticated, meticulously polished, refined and highly produced sounds of that jazzy pop music called smooth jazz are very evident in the newest CD release Evolution by Pamela Williams. As a multi-saxophonist, flautist and vocalist, Williams’ playing is very much in the same vein as that of David Sanborn, Candy Dulfer, Richard Elliot, Boney James and other instrumentalists heavily influenced by the sounds of contemporary R and B, Funk, and Soul. ...

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Pamela Williams: Evolution

Read "Evolution" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey


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Edward Kennedy Ellington once opined that there existed only two types of music— Good and Bad. This writer tends to be a bit more forgiving in amending Mr. Ellington's classes to read “Good and Better." It is from this vantagepoint that I approach Pamela Williams' new release, Evolution.

First and foremost, this disc will appeal to any contemporary jazz/R&B enthusiast. It is chock full of dancing rhythms, aggressive and provocative beats, and tons of Ms. Williams' slippery alto and ...


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