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Cassandra Wilson: Thunderbird

Read "Thunderbird" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

Jazz vocalist Cassandra Wilson reached the fulcrum of her career with the refreshingly organic Blue Light 'Til Dawn. Her releases before this 1993 Blue Note debut, including M-Base Collective collaborations in the 1980s, were warmly received if not completely inspired. With Blue Light, Wilson changed her creative paradigm, performing older and more eclectic music in a ...

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Cassandra Wilson: Thunderbird

Read "Thunderbird" reviewed by Jim Santella

Cassandra Wilson sings blues the way they should be interpreted. For her latest album, she adds a little pop and hip-hop to the formula, reminding us that jazz and blues both started out as popular music of the day. Programmed drums and a mechanical rhythm appear side by side with Wilson's earthy vocals as she interprets ...

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Cassandra Wilson: Thunderbird

Read "Thunderbird" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

A tre anni da Glamoured, a tredici dal capolavoro Blue Light 'Til Down, Cassandra Wilson sembra aver definitivamente preso confidenza con la scrittura più che con la reinterpretazione originale di classici. Prodotto da T Bone Burnett, Thunderbird, è il disco della svolta dell'artista afroamericana nata a Jackson, Mississipi. Un CD che riassume tutto il suo passato, aggiornandolo. L'artista scrive sei ...