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Chris Bennett: Sail Away: The Tahiti Sessions

Read "Sail Away: The Tahiti Sessions" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

Vocalist Christ Bennett publishes her 11th recording, Sail Away: The Tahiti Sessions amid an impressive population of like-minded recordings, and still manages to attract attention. Bennett dons the silk of a jazz singer and composer as easily as she navigated such disparate genre as disco and adult contemporary pop. Sail Away is approximately 50/50 standards and Bennett originals. Her choice of standards, while “standard," still manage to provide new and careful insight into the American Songbook. “These ...

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Chris Bennett: Until the End of Time

Read "Until the End of Time" reviewed by Dave Nathan

Probably best known for her Grammy nominated “Theme from the Midnight Express" which she wrote with Giorgio Moroder, Chris Bennett has been slowly, surely and confidentially building up a discography of albums over the last eight years. Her fourth undertaking pushes her toward Latin rhythm with a combination of her writings and those from such masters of the genre as Antonio Carlos Jobim. Yet at the same time, she doesn't stray far from that breathless, contemporary pop, crossover jazz style ...

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Chris Bennett: Until The End Of Time

Read "Until The End Of Time" reviewed by Jim Santella

From her web site , smooth jazz artist Chris Bennett can be heard singing hot, steamy vocals that spell Romance with a capital R. Her form of communication appeals to a broad audience. Familiar chestnuts and fresh originals bring the listener out from the cold and into the living room for an evening of relaxed pleasure. This, Bennett's fourth album, relies on a mellow supporting cast to keep each song in its natural perspective. Eric Marienthal, Kleber Jorge, Arturo Velasco ...


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