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Nancy Wilson: Turned To Blue

Read "Turned To Blue" reviewed by Andrew Velez

Call Nancy Wilson an old fashioned singer. She sings on key. You can understand every lyric. There's no trickery, just putting the song out there straight ahead. Her careful considerations of what she's singing result in a crispy heat that resides in the domain of the peerless Carmen McRae's elegant “less is more style.

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Nancy Wilson: Turned to Blue

Read "Turned to Blue" reviewed by Jeff Winbush

One of the hardest things for a fan to do is watch a premier athlete or entertainer begin to falter and show the first signs that age has begun to compromise their talent. It was saddening to watch Muhammad Ali unable to fend off Larry Holmes. It was troubling to watch the great Michael Jordan being ...

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Nancy Wilson: Turned to Blue

Read "Turned to Blue" reviewed by Dr. Judith Schlesinger

This recording is like heirloom silver: finely etched and gleaming with a rich and mellow sheen. Its many delights include top-level players, excellent arrangements and production values, and a variety of configurations from a smoking all-star big band to intimate quartets. There are also great solo turns by the likes of John Clayton, James Moody, Bob ...