Female vocalists take the stage this episode, with voices ranging from small and whispery to bold 'n' brassy and approaches ranging from the hardest of hardcore jazz to relatively pop-oriented (if not populist or low-brow). Most of these are brand new releases, so grab them up and support musicians stuck, with the rest of us, in lock-down mode. Pop matters trots out some obscure artists including Faun Fables, Paolo Nutini and Lorna Hunt.
Discussion of Leslie Beukelman's album Golden Daffodil (Woolgathering Records) 6:30
Discussion of Lauren Henderson's album Songbook Sessions (Brontosaurus Records) 15:35
Discussion of Thana Alexa's album ONA (Self Released) 26:45
Discussion of Jazzmeia Horn's album Love and Liberation (Concord) 47:00
Discussion of Leslie Barth's album Big Time Baby (Self-Released) 56:05
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