Grace: new cd, ruby glow jazz chanson!
One of the most alluring jazz-chanson voices in the world. Now with a new CD 'Grace' on Concord/Universal, produced by 'Americana icon' Joe Henry, 'tracked live' as they say, whereby our 'tireless steward of freedom and change' considers 'Grace' to be 'a cornerstone of our original state of being.' More beauty from the woman who filled the Flagey in late 2015, as a part of the Voix de Femmes festival: 'Wright lives life filled with beautiful possibilities centered on the power of song.'
Lizz Wright – vocals
Chris Bruce - guitar
Bobby Sparks – keyboards
Nicholas D’Amato – bass
Brannen Temple - drums
For fans of Gregory Porter, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Zara MacFarlane, Billie Holiday (to whom she, as young twenty-something, already dedicated a 'tribute')... that sort of accurate decibel caliber...
In the press 'As on her five prior albums, the guiding force is her effortlessly capacious voice, both whispery and resounding. Ms. Wright conveys a bird’s-eye command, hitting her notes precisely and illuminating even the space around them with a ruby glow. This brand of wisdom-singing almost borders on the mythic...' – The New York Times
Fun fact Cooking up some good stuff too!