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Birthday Celebrations for Shirley Horn and Judy Collins

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This broadcast celebrates songs about birds in the second hour plus birthday songbirds Judy Collins (who just turned 80) and the legendary Shirley Horn. New releases included vocalists Kalya Ramu, Holly Cole, Laurie Antonioli, Charles Ruggiero & Hilary Gardner, bassist Anne Mette Iversen, pianists Amina Figarova and Eric Reed, with more birthday shout outs to Bing ...

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The Empress of the Blues

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This broadcast opens with a celebration of the music of Bessie Smith, the Empress of the Blues, in honor of her birthday, with new releases from saxophonist Melissa Aldana, vocalists Emma Larsson, Marc Jordan, Joanna Wallfisch and Claire Martin, plus more birthday shout outs to Dusty Springfield and Carline Ray (member of the International Sweethearts of ...

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Joanna Wallfisch: Blood & Bone

Read "Blood & Bone" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

Put quite simply, Blood & Bone is both the sound of a broken heart laid bare and the sonic summation of a journey toward its reconstruction. It's an album informed by the gravitas of naked truth, finding vocalist Joanna Wallfisch creating and delivering a singular blend of poise, pain, and passion with startling clarity.

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Joanna Wallfisch: Gardens In My Mind

Read "Gardens In My Mind" reviewed by Angelo Leonardi

In questo terzo disco da leader la cantante inglese conferma a grandi linee quanto espresso nel precedente The Origin of Adjustable Things (Sunnyside, 2012). Dal punto di vista espressivo si colloca decisamente nella tradizione delle cantautrici americane d'impronta folk; accanto a lei ritroviamo il pianista Dan Tepfer e il repertorio ripropone vari brani già incisi nel ...

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Joanna Wallfisch with Dan Tepfer: The Origin of Adjustable Things

Read "The Origin of Adjustable Things" reviewed by Angelo Leonardi

Dopo il debutto del 2012 con Wild Swan, la cantante inglese Joanna Wallfisch si unisce al pianista Dan Tepfer per offrire nuovi e ricercati orizzonti espressivi.
Influenzata da Norma Winstone e Joni Mitchell, la Wallfisch fa venire in mente le collaborazioni della Winstone con Jimmy Rowles o Fred Hersch. La sua cifra espressiva è ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Joanna Wallfisch: Wild Swan

Read "Wild Swan" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

After immersing herself in the New York jazz scene, English singer/songwriter Joanna Wallfisch decided to return to the city in December 2011 to record her debut album, Wild Swan. A great decision--Wallfisch's soaring and expressive voice combines with superb playing from Big Apple musicians to create a fascinating and original set of songs.

The young ...