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Tierney Sutton: American Road

Read "American Road" reviewed by Jack Bowers

The name “Tierney Sutton Band" is not only inclusive but entirely appropriate, as Sutton, one of the current scene's most versatile and accomplished jazz singers, uses her supple voice as an instrument to complement those of pianist Christian Jacob, drummer Ray Brinker and bassists Trey Henry or Kevin Axt on American Road, the band's spacious and ...

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The Tierney Sutton Band: American Road

Read "American Road" reviewed by Raul d'Gama Rose

Tierney Sutton inhabits songs as few vocalists can or do: with a certain vulnerability and powerful drama that imbues each song with an electricity that sends tingles up and down the spine. These singular characteristics melt into her sense of how to vary her phrasing with such subtlety that, if the inner ear is not tuned ...

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Tierney Sutton: American Road

Read "American Road" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

While Tierney Sutton's oeuvre is, essentially, a survey of American music in all of its glory, the shades of red, white and blue that pop up on American Road are far more vivid than any that have appeared in her work before. Sutton and her musical soul mates, who've been with her for nearly two decades, ...