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Music Review: Cyrille Aimée – ‘It’s A Good Day’

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All in all, 'It’s A Good Day' is an album that promises much and delivers the goods. Read More »

Music Review: Nina Simone – ‘Little Girl Blue’ [Remastered]

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A gem from 1958, Simone's classical training and elegant piano style are evident in her playing on both the instrumental and vocal tracks. Read More »

Music Review: Judy Wexler – ‘What I See’

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A jazz vocalist who favors a controlled aesthetic delivers a program of lesser-known gems. Read More »

Music Review: Perry Beekman – “So In Love”

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Perry Beekman sings Cole Porter as the composer meant his songs to be sung. It's a debut album long overdue. Read More »

Music Review: Anne Walsh – Go

Contemporary jazz singer has an eclectic repertoire. Read More »

Music Review: Mark Winkler – Sweet Spot

Winkler's latest is a comical, witty, heartfelt romp. Read More »

Music Review: Rene Marie – Voice of My Beautiful Country

Rene Marie has confidence in her own voice and knows exactly how to play up her strengths. Read More »

Interview: Jazz Vocalist Lola Danza of Janya

Exploring the depths of her Korean-American heritage, Lola Danza merges musical tradition and improvisation with the all-female quartet Janya. Read More »

Anita Baker’s Solo Debut Shows Why She’s The Songstress

Overlooked in 1983, Anita Baker's debut solo album set the stage for her successful career. Read More »

Music Review: Aretha Franklin – The Great American Songbook

These recordings reveal an emerging artist on the threshold of her sweet spot, an icon on the cusp of history. Read More »