Catherine Russell doesn’t care where or when a song gets made; if it’s got a lyric with a good story, she is all in. Russell has a knack for finding great old tunes to sing. This session featured a couple of selection from the Billie Holiday songbook (“Swing! Brother, Swing”, “You’re My Thrill”) and a […]
The latest album from the Brooklyn-based Balkan party band is a rearrangement of Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn’s Far East Suite.
Jones’ new album, Day Breaks, includes a song inspired by “Compared to What,” a jazz protest song from the late ’60s, the lyrics of which she says are “still relevant so many years later.”