The New Jazz Divas [Shout! Factory]

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All Music Guide - Thom Jurek
While none of the performers on this Shout Factory compilation can be righteously be called "divas," this is still a pretty hip set of tracks by some of the better-known female jazz vocalists and songwriters of the early 21st century. While names such as Tierney Sutton, Diana Krall, René Marie, and Jane Monheit are familiar to jazz fans for their interpretations of standards, others such Patricia Barber and Eliane Elias are better-known not as singers primarily, but as knotty instrumentalists, composers, and arrangers. Still others included here, such as Madeleine Peyroux, Catherine Russell, and Karrin Allison bring pop to soul to country to their brand of jazz, while Lizz ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Thom Jurek
While none of the performers on this Shout Factory compilation can be righteously be called "divas," this is still a pretty hip set of tracks by some of the better-known female jazz vocalists and songwriters of the early 21st century. While names such as Tierney Sutton, Diana Krall, René Marie, and Jane Monheit are familiar to jazz fans for their interpretations of standards, others such Patricia Barber and Eliane Elias are better-known not as singers primarily, but as knotty instrumentalists, composers, and arrangers. Still others included here, such as Madeleine Peyroux, Catherine Russell, and Karrin Allison bring pop to soul to country to their brand of jazz, while Lizz Wright and Ledisi add soul and funk into their mix. Others in this genre, such as Melody Gardot and Esperanza Spalding, are relative newcomers who cross all kinds of genres. This set gives a decent introduction to them all and is well-sequenced to boot.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/26/2010
  • Label: Shout Factory
  • UPC: 826663116953
  • Catalog Number: 11695
  • Sales rank: 41,683

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Instead - Madeleine Peyroux (5:15)
  2. 2 Round Midnight - Ledisi (3:46)
  3. 3 Worrisome Heart - Melody Gardot (4:24)
  4. 4 I Adore You - Esperanza Spalding (7:30)
  5. 5 A Taste of Honey - Lizz Wright (3:52)
  6. 6 Temptation - Diana Krall (4:29)
  7. 7 Happy Days are Here Again - The Tierney Sutton Band (3:42)
  8. 8 Jammin' - Eliane Elias (5:33)
  9. 9 Bye Bye Country Boy - Karrin Allyson (4:13)
  10. 10 Over The Rainbow - Jane Monheit (3:56)
  11. 11 Narcissus - Patricia Barber (3:41)
  12. 12 The South Is Mine - René Marie (7:11)
  13. 13 Kitchen Man - Catherine Russell (3:05)
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Album Credits

Technical Credits
Bob Marley Composer
Tom Waits Composer
Blossom Dearie Composer
Cootie Williams Composer
Patricia Barber Composer
Harold Arlen Composer
Andy Razaf Composer
Milton Ager Composer
Julian Coryell Composer
E.Y. "Yip" Harburg Composer
Thelonious Monk Composer
Bobby Scott Composer
Jack Yellen Composer
Bernie Hanighen Composer
Madeleine Peyroux Composer
Mark Chalecki Remastering
Jack Segal Composer
Ric Marlow Composer
René Marie Composer
Esperanza Spalding Composer
Edna B. Pinkard Composer
Divya Srinivasan Illustrations
Jeff Palo Producer
Melody Gardot Composer
Karrie Stouffer Art Direction
Dave McIntosh Music Business Affairs
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