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From C to Shining C

Read "From C to Shining C" reviewed by Mary Foster Conklin

The broadcast fell after Independence Day but included sparkling new releases from vocalists Rachelle Garniez, Lucy Yeghiazaryan, Isabel Crespo (For Now) and saxophonist Bob Sheppard, with birthday shout outs to Louis Armstrong, organist Rhoda Scott, vocalists Claudia Acuna, Melissa Walker and trombonist Natalie Cressman among others.

Playlist Rhoda Scott “From C to Shining C" ...


The New Singer's Jazz Series Spring Fling in Toronto

The New Singer's Jazz Series Spring Fling in Toronto

Doors Open 6:30 For Dinner—Show Starts @ 8pm
Hosted by Julie McGregor Featuring Special Guests: Maureen Kennedy, Laura Marks, Neil Kristian Parent, Moreen Murray and jazz poet; Chris Hercules with Norman Amadio on piano and Duncan Hopkins on bass Trane Studio is located at:
964 Bathurst Street (North of Bloor ...


Maureen Kennedy: This Is Always

Read "This Is Always" reviewed by Michael P. Gladstone

Toronto jazz singer Maureen Kennedy clearly owes a good part of her style to the cool femme vocalists of the 1950s and '60s. There's a lot of the vibrato-less vocal technique of singers like Helen Merrill and Irene Kral in her delivery, even though she doesn't particulary sound like either of them.

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