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I've Grown Accustomed To The Bass

Label: Unknown label
Released: 2000
Track listing: Introductory Remarks; The Very Thought of You; Better Than Anything; Dat Dere; Mourning Song; The Bird/Tribute/Embraceable You; Goodbye Pork Pie Hat; Good Morning Heartache; I Got Rhythm/Listen to Monk; Sheila's Blues; I've Grown Accustomed to the Bass.

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Sheila Jordan: I've Grown Accustomed To The Bass

Read "I've Grown Accustomed To The Bass" reviewed by AAJ Staff


From a mid-1950's duo encounter with Charles Mingus, Sheila Jordan has retained an infatuation with the sound of the bass throughout her on-again, off-again career of almost five decades. At the time, the vocal/bass duo was an innovative concept, years before Peggy Lee recorded “Fever". Jordan's vision--or rather, her aural conception-was fulfilled with a 1977 album ...

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Sheila Jordan: I've Grown Accustomed to the Bass

Read "I've Grown Accustomed to the Bass" reviewed by Mathew Bahl


Sheila Jordan is one of the most creative, intelligent and original singers that jazz has ever produced. Like Carmen McRae, she has the ability to deconstruct a song harmonically without sacrificing the coherence of a lyric. When she dispenses with words, Jordan's scat singing is fluid, inventive and often quite playful. Her latest recording ...


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