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Sweet Megg

Sweet Megg was born and bred in New York City but her sound reaches far beyond the confines of Manhattan. Her voice is exceptional and colored with a vast variety of influences that she holds dear, including Billie Holiday, Patsy Cline, Edith Piaf, and Bessie Smith. Her music is steeped in many traditional American musical styles but also allows for influence from the present era and reflects the changes surrounding it. Sweet Megg says, “When jazz was born, it was exciting and made us laugh and cry. Jazz should be the most relatable of all music because it is pure human improvisation being broadcast in real time

Album

I'm in Love Again

Label: Turtle Bay Records
Released: 2021
Track listing: My Honey’s Lovin’ Arms; Foolin’ Myself; Right Or Wrong; Squeeze Me; Last Night On The Back Porch; Angry; I Got It Bad; Ragged But Right; I’m In Love Again; I’d Love To Take Orders From You; A Blues Serenade

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Video

All I Want For Christmas

Featuring the music of Sweet Megg
Duration: 4:04

NYC-bred vocalist Meaghan Farrell, known as Sweet Megg, blends her love of jazz and Americana in her unique take of “All I Want for Christmas Is You.” She recorded the song with an accomplished group of jazz musicians, all labelmates on Turtle Bay Records. The players include Ricky Alexander (saxophone), Mike Davis (trumpet), Justin Poindexter (guitar), Tal Ronen (bass), Jesse Gelber (piano), Chris Gelb (drums) and Sam Chess (trombone).

News: Recording

Sweet Megg & Ricky Alexander

Sweet Megg & Ricky Alexander

I'm always amazed when young musicians and singers today are passionate about and obsessed with a long-ago jazz era. I just assume that given a choice, these artists would rather stick with post-war jazz movements—from bebop to fusion and beyond. Not Sweet Megg and Ricky Alexander and the musicians they hang out with. For them, the ...

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News: Recording

Jazz Artists Sweet Megg And Ricky Alexander Join Forces On New Album Coming June 2021

Jazz Artists Sweet Megg And Ricky Alexander Join Forces On New Album Coming June 2021

New York City-based jazz artists Sweet Megg (Meaghan Farrell) and Ricky Alexander prove you can always re-spark a romance, even for music. The two solo artists, who have been performing together for the past few years, aim to make early jazz classics popular again with their debut collaboration album, I’m in Love Again. The album is ...


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