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Ingrid James: Colours Of Your Love: Wild Silk Strings Project

Read "Colours Of Your Love: Wild Silk Strings Project" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

The Wild Silk Strings Project is a collaboration between the Australian duo of singer Ingrid James and pianist Louise Denson, joined by half a dozen fellow Brisbane-based musicians and American saxophonist Paul Greggors White and percussionist Christopher Todd Harrison. The project first recorded on 2006's Portrait and Colours Of Your Love offers a similar mix of original songs (mostly co-written by James and Denson) alongside cover versions, mixing easy-listening hits (Gordon Lightfoot's “If You Could Read My Mind," Supertramp's “The ...

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Ingrid James and Alexis Tcholakian Trio: Trajectoire

Read "Trajectoire" reviewed by Barry O'Sullivan

Trajectorie is a collaboration between the French pianist composer Alexis Tcholakian and the Queensland based vocalist Ingrid James. Their paths crossed in France when she was performing in a jny: Paris jazz club when he approached her to write lyrics to some of his melodies as part of a vocal project with other singers in France. After completion of several songs together it felt right for them to do an album and in June 2014 Trajectorie was recorded in Paris. ...

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Ingrid James: Trajectoire

Read "Trajectoire" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

Australian vocalist and lyricist Ingrid James has collaborated with French pianist Alexis Tcholakian's trio for her fifth album, Trajectoire. The collaboration works well, creating a sophisticated collection of songs with depth and beauty. Tcholakian's trio--bassist Simon Teboul and drummer Thierry Tardieu--is augmented by additional musicians from time to time. Flute, guitar, flugelhorn and saxophone all add color and tonal variation to the songs, effective contributions in every case. James' slow, dreamlike, take on Jimmy Rowles and ...


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