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"Smash" Review from The International Review of Music

I have a friend who says all great novels begin with a great first sentence.  If so, then perhaps all great albums begin with a great first song.

This one does. “Code Cool” is one of those jazz road markers that should be recorded by generations of singers.  It belongs in the American Songbook as do others on this album. “Spring Song” and “The Swim” especially. Read More

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Patricia Barber Smashes Past Convention

 

Written by Peggy Hogan   

Wednesday, 30 January 2013 

 

Patricia Barber is a fiercely individual, critically lauded jazz vocalist, pianist and composer. After a few decades worth of education, honors and awards and fifteen full-length albums, Barber will be making a rare tour to promote her latest offering, Smash. Times Square spoke to the enigmatic figure about her place in jazz as a woman and as a composer.

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