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Lisa Hearns: I Got It Bad and That Ain't Good

Read "I Got It Bad and That Ain't Good" reviewed by Woodrow Wilkins

Nearly a decade ago, the jazz world was introduced to Jane Monheit, an upstart singer with an exceptional voice. Monheit put a fresh face to several standards with her early releases. Lisa Hearns is in that same mold.

The daughter of two music professors, Hearns grew up in Massachusetts and is a graduate of ...

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Lisa Hearns: I Got it Bad & That Ain't Good

Read "I Got it Bad & That Ain't Good" reviewed by Greg Thomas

A key aspect of the art of jazz singing is the ability to interpret lyrics with musical depth grounded in improvisation and blues resonance. I Got it Bad & That Ain't Good is a good example of traditional jazz singing, a genre few perform very well these days.

Hearns is blessed with a pleasing ...

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Anita O'Day: There's Only One...

Read "There's Only One..." reviewed by Charlie B. Dahan

Quicksilver Records dug out a true treasure when it reissued Anita O’Day’s Christmas of 1977 recordings session. While this recording came at the end of her accomplished career, it windows the singer and her individual and styled approach to song.

Anita O’Day was raised in the music hotbed of Chicago, Illinois during a ...