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Faith Gibson: Shooting for the Big Moon

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Jazz vocalists have struggled through the years to make room for their contributions to the art of improvisation that appear effortless. Their voices are their instrument, an instrument that has to compete with tenor saxophones, drum kits or trumpets; an instrument whose strength rests in the necessity humanity has to communicate with others.

To Faith Gibson, vocal jazz has been a gift that life and time laid at her door step a few years ago, transforming her into ...

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Take Five With Faith Gibson

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Meet Faith Gibson:Faith Gibson grew up in Pittsburgh, where she studied piano and flute, listened to a wide variety of music, and sang in her church choir and school and college choruses and pop ensembles. However, it would be some time before she pursued a career as a jazz singer as she felt too shy to sing alone in front of an audience.“A point came when I realized it was ridiculous to allow shyness to deny ...


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