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A Tribute to Anita O

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Meg Clifton Mitchell and Mary Ellen Desmond Chris' Jazz Café, A Tribute to Anita O'Day Philadelphia, Pennsylvania June 2, 2007

Meg Clifton Mitchell (hereafter referred to as “Clifton," the maiden name familiar her fans) and Mary Ellen Desmond are Philadelphia-based jazz vocalists of the highest caliber. They periodically join forces and have previously done a conjoint tribute to Rosemary Clooney and Peggy Lee, which they eventually issued as a CD. All the more ...

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Meg Clifton CD Release Event at Chris' Jazz Caf

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Meg Clifton Chris' Jazz Café Philadelphia, PA December 17, 2005

Meg Clifton's new CD, You're a Sweetheart (independent), is a rich compendium of jazz standards sung with uncommon grace, resilence, and interpretive richness. On December 17th, 2005, this reviewer attended two sets of her CD Release event at Chris' in Philadelphia. She was accompanied by trumpeter John Swana, saxophonist Victor North, pianist (and Clifton's fiancée) Matt Mitchell, bassist Lee Smith, and drummer Dan Monaghan, ...

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Extended Analysis

Meg Clifton: You're a Sweetheart

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Meg Clifton You're a Sweetheart Independent 2005

You may ask, “Who needs another female singer with a great voice and a sophisticated sound who sings jazz standards? Good point--they exist in droves these days. But--if it's Meg Clifton you're talking about, that's another story. She's just special enough to make a difference to your discriminating ears. For Clifton is not just another jazz singer. She's a young woman with mature artistry and ...


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