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Melissa James: Day Dawns

Read "Day Dawns" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

It's obvious to even a casual observer of Britain's jazz scene that there is a resurgence in the art of the song and the craft of the vocalist. Singer/songwriter Melissa James is set to be one of the finest of this new breed: her unique approach to her craft is immediately apparent on Day Dawns, a strikingly beautiful debut from a vocalist with a deep emotional connection to her music.James identifies Bessie Smith, Nina Simone and Joni Mitchell ...


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