Norma Winstone

Like Song, Like Weather W/ John Taylor (JAZZ)

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SSC 1476

Like Song, Like Weather W/ John Taylor

Norma Winstone

Sunnyside

016728147620

JZD 156849

JAZZ

1

CD 14,04 €

DIGIPACK EDITION

4 STARS ALL MUSIC GUIDE

Like Song, Like Weather shows that British-born Winstone has all the stuff all great jazz vocalists need: timing, intonation, dynamics and richly expressive voice. And it doesn’t hurt that pianist/arranger John Taylor, who was a paragon of dependability throughout, chose material which provides excellent insight into Winstone’s expansive lyricism.

From “Lazy Afternoon” to “Strange Meadowlark” the recording’s 10 compositions are wonderful vehicles for Winstone. She puts tremendous care into Duke Ellington’s “Come Sunday” and she delivers Kenny Wheeler’s “Everybody’s Song but My Own” with a mature, well-defined jazz artistry.

PERSONNEL:

  • NORMA WINSTONE, voice
  • JOHN TAYLOR, piano

Recorded at Berry House, Ardingly, United Kingdom, 1996-03 .

TRACKS:

  • 01. Lazy Afternoon
  • 02. Strange Meadowlark
  • 03. I Loves You, Porgy
  • 04. Tango Beyond
  • 05. Everybody's Song But My Own
  • 06. Folksong With Word
  • 07. Ladies In Mercedes
  • 08. Alice In Wonderland
  • 09. Carla's Blues
  • 10. Come Sunday