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Singing Jazz: Judy Niemack Master Class

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“Part of the fun of jazz is like seeing someone ski down a dangerous slope. When you improvise, you have to take a chance. If you fall, you fall," Judy Niemack was telling her master class on September 26. The nine women with her, most of them professional singers, in the studio of Second Floor Music on West 28th Street in New York City, had come to study with a musician who has been called “one of the best and ...

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Judy Niemack: Master Of Jazz: Tenor Titans

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Playing Judy Niemack and Clairdee back to back, one is reminded that while some jazz singers are content to simply emulate their idols, others are striving to be distinctive. Niemack is definitely an example of the latter. From inventive scatting and marvelous interpretive abilities to an abundance of soulfulness, ...Night And The Music confirms the fact that Niemack is one of the most exciting jazz singers going. When the improviser digs into Oliver Nelson's “Stolen Moments" and Monk's “Well, You ...


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