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John Pizzarelli: Knowing You

Read "Knowing You" reviewed by Dr. Judith Schlesinger

I've always been the ultimate non-fan of the ever-growing Sinatra-esque, finger-popping, wink-a-dinging, Vegashtick franchise. That's one reason it took me so long to get to this release, and I'm glad I finally did, because it was such a surprise how much I liked it.



Although Pizzarelli's voice still sounds pinched, and can't always go ...

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John Pizzarelli: Knowing You

Read "Knowing You" reviewed by Jim Santella

John Pizzarelli's “Knowing You" flows with a laid back demeanor as organ, piano, bass, and drums surround the singer/guitarist with cool sensations. His velvety voice brings the title track's hip lyrics to life and sets your mind at ease. Listening to Pizzarelli sing this collection of standards and popular songs can turn your day into a ...

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John Pizzarelli: Knowing You

Read "Knowing You" reviewed by Woodrow Wilkins

When recording fresh interpretations of classic songs, artists do best when they go beyond simply singing or playing them the way they were written. To make it worth doing, the modern artist must make the music his own. John Pizzarelli is exceptionally adept in accomplishing this. This fact is evident on the opening track of his ...

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John Pizzarelli: Knowing You

Read "Knowing You" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

Vocalists John Pizzarelli and Harry Connick, Jr. have a few things in common. They are both young and attractive, hyper-talented men with loads of respect for the Great American Songbook. But that is where the comparison essentially ends. Connick, a pianist, concentrates primarily on the “standard" standards and his own compositions. Pizzarelli, a guitarist, concentrates on ...