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Deborah Winters: Lovers After All

Read "Lovers After All" reviewed by Nicholas F. Mondello

In his entertaining and impeccably researched book, Sessions with Sinatra (Chicago Review Press, 2004), author Charles Granata details the intricate in-studio mechanics and all-important chemistry behind some of the greatest recorded vocal performances of our time. The unique balance of Frank Sinatra's talent, sophisticated arrangements, great tunes and phenomenal musicians made those recordings classics.On her third CD, Lovers After All, vocalist Deborah Winters surrounds herself with 11 standards from The Great American Songbook and a group of fine ...

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Deborah Winters: Lovers After All

Read "Lovers After All" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

Placing vocalists under a specific, descriptive heading can be limiting in some ways, but it also shines a light on their greatest strengths. Singer Joe Williams--of Count Basie fame--resented being labeled as a “blues singer," since he possessed great range and felt that this tag had suggestions of racism behind it; few would argue, however, that his strongest body of work falls into that category. Vocalist Deborah Winters--like Williams and any singer worth their weight in sound--is ...


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