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Just Call Me Alice

Label: Verve Records
Released: 2009

Album

Stay Open

Label: Shirley Eikhard Music
Released: 2003
Track listing: Take it to the Max; Stay Open; Coyote Highway; Surrendering; Style; Waltz for Tess; How Low Can You Go; Jake

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Shirley Eikhard: Stay Open

Read "Stay Open" reviewed by Jim Santella


Singer/songwriter Shirley Eikhard puts it all together on her own. Her accompaniment comes about through multi-tracking: she plays all the instruments. A string section, lovely guitar melodies, programmed percussion, a versatile bass line, and intricately woven keyboard thoughts blend together in Eikhard’s songs. Stay Open represents a departure from her straight-ahead formula, and a wider jazz ...

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End Of The Day

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Released: 2001
Track listing: Some New Thrill; Song for Lesley; End of the Day; Detour Home; She's Back In Five; Sculpting a Masterpiece; Tiger, Gentle Tiger; The Hills of Hockley; What Was I Thinking?; End of the Day (reprise); Some New Thrill (single version).

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Shirley Eikhard: End Of The Day

Read "End Of The Day" reviewed by Jim Santella


Singer/songwriter Shirley Eikhard brings a special vibrancy to jazz. Her intimate vocal style is made for a small room filled with listeners who want to enjoy the pleasures. The title track for this, her 10th album, gives a clue. It's a smooth jazz session for that time of day when you just want to forget what's ...

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Going Home

Label: Blue Note Records
Released: 1999

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Shirley Eikhard: Going Home

Read "Going Home" reviewed by Robert Spencer


Ah, la Shirley. Smoky-voiced, sensual, Shirley Eikhard has the full low tones of Sarah Vaughn and the bold spiritedness of Cleo Laine. Not only is her singing emotionally powerful, but, unusually enough, she wrote the songs that serve as its vehicle here. They range from intimate bossa nova ("Desperately") to up-tempo jazz ("Nothin' Like Love," “Crazy ...

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Going Home

Label: Verve Records
Released: 1998

Album

Let Me Down Easy

Label: Verve Records
Released: 1976


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