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Tamuz Nissim: Echo of a Heartbeat

Read "Echo of a Heartbeat" reviewed by Jerome Wilson

Tamuz Nissim is a young woman in the classic mold of a jazz singer. She can interpret lyrics sensitively, breeze through instrumental pieces with adept use of vocalese and scatting, and even write her own songs. She is originally from Tel Aviv but has lived in New York since 2015 and has cultivated relationships with several of the city's top flight jazz musicians, some of whom appear on this set. The light, sensitive feel of Nissim's voice is ...

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Tamuz Nissim & George Nazos: Liquid Melodies

Read "Liquid Melodies" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

This meaningful title perfectly encapsulates the combined sonics of Israeli vocalist Tamuz Nissim and Greek guitarist George Nazos. When these two pair up they manage to develop a hydrous happening full of mellifluous designs, clear flowing thoughts, and dulcet tones. They're fluid in action, fluent in various dialects of the jazz language, and full of interesting ideas. In short, they deliver a solid performance through Liquid Melodies. The music that Nissim and Nazos create together is difficult ...

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Tamuz Nissim & George Nazos: Liquid Melodies

Read "Liquid Melodies" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

"New York City-based Israeli jazz singer" is a cultural metaphor, but that is exactly what singer Tamuz Nissim is. Born into a creative family in Tel Aviv, educated at the Royal Conservatoire of Den Haag, Nissim emerged into to a bourgeoning recording arena with the release of her debut recording, The Music Stays in a Dream (Self Produced, 2013), a collection of ten original compositions that was critically well received. Presently, she joins forces with guitarist George Nazos for Liquid ...


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