CVEN 0128 SA
Single Layer Stereo SACD
With a voice praised as “a deep contralto as smooth and dark as the richest espresso” (Jazz Times, November 2007,) award-winning jazz vocalist Alexis Cole has made an impressive impact on audiences ever since she first took the stage as a teenager.
Called "one of the great voices of today," Alexis Cole has been compared to classic jazz singers such as Sarah Vaughan and Anita O'Day. Her luxurious voice and innovative interpretations make her an instant favorite with audiences of all ages. Cole is the recipient of a Swing Journal Gold Disk award, and has won the NY Jazzmobile and Montreux Jazz Festival vocal competitions. She records for Motéma Music, NY. and Venus Records, Japan.
Her recordings, which feature musical luminaries such as Fred Hersch, Eric Alexander, Matt Wilson, Harry Pickens, Don Braden and Pat LaBarbara, have received high praise in the jazz press and are spun on radio world-wide. In addition to her many performances at top jazz venues such as Dizzy's Club at (Jazz at Lincoln Center), The Oak Room, Blues Alley, and Billboard Live, she's also performed at the Kennedy Center and been a featured soloist at Avery Fisher Hall with the NY Philharmonic Brass. She also trained in Indian Classical singing at the Jazz India Vocal Institute in Mumbai." She is currently the full-time jazz vocalist with the West Point Band Jazz Knights.
• Super Audio CD
• SACD Stereo SACD Layer
• This Single-Layer SACD can only be played on a Super Audio CD Player! It will NOT play on conventional CD Players!
• Made in Japan
Alexis Cole, vocal
Fred Hersch, piano
Steve LaSpina, bass
Matt Wilson, drums
Gregoire Maret, harmonica
Don Braden, tenor and soprano sax and flute
|1. For Now For Always|
|2. Home Is Where The Heart Is|
|3. If I Never Knew You|
|4. La La Ru|
|5. Let Me Be Good To You|
|7. Once Upon A Dream|
|8. Remember When|
|9. So This Is Love|
|10. Someday My Prince Will Come|
|11. The Second Star To The Right|
|12. When You Wish Upon A Star|