Vocalist Hanna Richardson will most likely be a new name to you. But hopefully not for long.
She has a natural, relaxed voice and was born to sing. Her warm timbre and uncomplicated phrasing are notable for their ease and expressiveness. You understand every word she sings-- and, given her selections on this CD, the lyrics deserve to be heard. Richardson’s rich alto has an autumnal quality, perhaps the aural equivalent of alpenglow. And the lady can swing.
In fact, ...