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Lorraine Feather: Flirting with Disaster

Read "Flirting with Disaster" reviewed by Nicholas F. Mondello

The release of a new Lorraine Feather recording consistently brings a sense of excitement and delicious anticipation. What does this gifted singer-lyricist who, like a figure-ground illustration simultaneously brilliant at both, have in store for us? More than likely, if she's true to her own Muse, I'd suppose it's going to be a sublime rendering of ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Lorraine Feather: I Love You Guys

Read "Lorraine Feather: I Love You Guys" reviewed by Carl L. Hager

The great pianist and composer, Thelonious Monk, is credited with the remark that “writing about jazz is like dancing about architecture." But don't dash off and try to authenticate the quote. One, it'll just take you down a rabbit hole, and two, whether or not he ever actually uttered those words doesn't really matter. Because far ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Lorraine Feather: Attachments

Read "Attachments" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

First, there is “who exactly is Billie Jane Lee Lorraine Feather?" Well, she is the daughter of jazz writer and impresario Leonard Feather (1914 -1994) and Jane Feather, a former big-band singer and ex-roommate of Peggy Lee (ergo “Lee"). The Billie in Feather's name is her godmother, Billie Holiday, and the Jane, well that is obvious. ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Aug. 13: Lorraine Feather Releases “Attachments” Lyricist-Singer’s Intense & Intimate Follow-up To Grammy-nominated “Ages” & “Tales Of The Unusual”

Aug. 13: Lorraine Feather Releases “Attachments” Lyricist-Singer’s Intense & Intimate Follow-up To  Grammy-nominated “Ages” & “Tales Of The Unusual”

"Attachments" (Jazzed Media - JM 1063, August 13 Release) is lyricist / singer Lorraine Feather’s 8th solo jazz album since the year 2000. On each of these ambitious releases, she has sung only her own lyrics, and received extraordinary press. Her 2010 stages-of-life release Ages and her 2012 Gothic adventure Tales of the Unusual received Grammy ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Lorraine Feather: Attachments

Read "Attachments" reviewed by Nicholas F. Mondello

Let's get this out up front: Lorraine Feather is a collaborator extraordinaire. Before taking that down a darker path and picturing black op sites, duct tape, and stubbly- faced bad cats, let's spill: take a masterful wordsmith who's also a sublime vocal talent, surround her with highly intelligent soundscapes and wrap with some of L.A.'s usual ...