Vocal Jazz | MP3 320 kbps CBR | 58 min | 134 MB
Label: Concord Jazz / Universal | Rel: 1996
Eden Atwood is occasionally reminiscent of Lee Wiley in her ability to bring jazz feeling to lyrics without actually improvising all that much. Atwood really underst&s the words that she interprets, & even when interpreting well-known tunes (as on this CD, when she sings "When the Sun Comes Out," "The Folks Who Live on the Hill," & "Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most"), she makes the music sound quite fresh & timely. Assisted by pianist Jeremy Kahn, bassist Larry Kohut, drummer Joel Spencer, & (on four songs) the fiery tenor of Chris Potter, the young singer shows a great deal of maturity on this session; she takes a song apiece as a duet with each of her rhythm section mates, & even "Moon River" (which has her joined only by bassist Kohut) is a success. Recommended.
01. When the Sun Comes Out
02. I've Grown Accustomed to His Face
03. Willow Weep for Me
04. The Folks Who Live on the Hill
05. If I Love Again
06. I Could Have Told You
07. Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most
08. Medley: Lost in the Stars / So Many Stars
09. You Taught My Heart to Sing
10. Why Did I Choose You?
11. Moon River