Lizz Wright House of Blues Cleveland, Ohio June 5, 2008
The strains of swamp organ accompanied, seeming to guide, Lizz Wright onto the tight stage of the House of Blue's small, mood-lit Cambridge Room. Her movement was fluid, unhurried. When she settled behind the microphone, she rooted there like a willow in soft dirt.
Throughout the opening Trouble"--and, indeed, throughout the evening--her arms stretched from her body like wispy limbs from a spiritual ...