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Take Five With Joan Crowe

Read "Take Five With Joan Crowe" reviewed by AAJ Staff


Meet Joan Crowe: A slightly twisted and superbly talented chanteuse--Tom Staudter, New York Times.Joan Crowe gets to the heart of a songs story. And shes funny. And she is beautiful. She gets the hat trick, is how Michael Bourne of WBGO describes Joan. A long time supporter of her work, he wrote the liner notes for her debut CD, Bird On The Wire, which garnered rave reviews in LA Jazz Scene, Jazz Improv, All Music Guide, Cadence, JazzReview.com, ...

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Joan Crowe: Bird On The Wire

Read "Bird On The Wire" reviewed by Michael P. Gladstone


Joan Crowe won the prestigious 2002 MAC Award, which is the cabaret industry's version of the Grammy or Academy Award. Crowe is a dynamic, witty, and unpredictable entertainer, and her debut album demonstrates these traits. Bird On The Wire has all the signs of a well-planned and executed cabaret album, rather than a jazz vocal session. The thirteen tracks display a fine sense of balance between reasonably fresh standards and songs from contemporary singer/songwriters, in addition to other surprises. Pianist/arranger ...


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