Chris O'Connell - Be Right Back
The art of feeling a song's essence -- color, range, control, and style -- and giving it all to you is the domain of the great jazz singers, like Betty Carter, Abbey Lincoln, Carmen McRae, Sarah Vaughan; and the great pop singers, like Aretha Franklin, Gladys Knight, Stevie Nicks, Bonnie Raitt.
On her latest record, local jazz songstress Dara Tucker steps into the light
Jazz singers are usually appraised by instrumental criteria like timbre, phrasing, dynamics, range and swing, rather than the lyrical content of their songs.
Ann Hampton Callaway to Release New Album from Sassy to Divine: the Sarah Vaughan Project, 9/16
Sarah Vaughan , one of the pre-eminent voices to ever grace American music, once said, "When I sing, trouble can sit right on my shoulder and I don't even notice."
Loide mixes Portuguese, jazz
First of all, have you ever heard of Afro-Lusophone Jazz? If you haven't, don't feel too bad.