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Jimmy Scott: Across the Universe

Read "Jimmy Scott: Across the Universe" reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki

Listening to Little Jimmy Scott sing is different from listening to any other singer. His high-pitched voice carries more emotion than any instrument can reasonably bear, and seems to come from a special place deep within his heart. Yet that voice also seems to resound from a profound source far beyond any one man, a place ...

The Jazz Expressions: On the Road

Read "On the Road" reviewed by Michael Holman

The Jazz Expressions, long the backing band for singer Jimmy Scott, check in with their third “solo release of straight-ahead instrumental jazz. Ten original compositions, helpfully labelled by style ("ballad," “swing," etc.), hold few surprises but show off the supple group dynamic developed over years of touring together and provide fodder for polished, literate improvisations from ...