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Nancy Donnelly: A Greater Love

Read "A Greater Love" reviewed by Michael P. Gladstone

For her recording debut, vocalist Nancy Donnelly comes prepared with the exceptional trio of pianist Peggy Stern, bassist Jay Anderson, and drummer Matt Wilson. Altoist Jack Ryan appears on only one track, contributing a tart solo on Donnelly's original “Why Can't It Be?" The leader delivers these tunes in a bright manner that is reminiscent of the quintessential 1950s femme vocalists. She does well with both ballads and up-tempo tunes.

Originally from Kingston, New York, Nancy Donnelly has her parents ...


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