Alexis Cole - Close Your Eyes





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CVEN 0024 SA
EAN: 4571292516426
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Single Layer Stereo SACD

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Luxurious, smooth vocals!

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 like 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.

This is one singer you'll want to pay attention to. As the infamous jazz publication Swing Journal states, "We've been waiting for the next great singer to come along, and finally... Alexis."

Single layer stereo SACD. Japanese pressing.

1. My Heart Belongs To Daddy
2. I've Got You Under My Skin
3. Teach Me Tonight
4. Cry Me A River
5. In The Still Of The Night
6. You Don't Know What Love Is?
7. Small Fry
8. Witchcraft
9. You And The Night And The Music
10. Close Your Eyes
11. Sway
12. Lover Man

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