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Antoinette Montague: Pretty Blues

Ms. Montague is probably still pinching herself. Consider the premise for her recording debut: basic trio plus a reed man. Ah, but check the talent: pianist Mulgrew Miller; a pair of Washingtons, Peter on bass, Kenny on drums; and tenor saxophonist/flutist Bill Easley. It’s a win-win situation. Jazz players love to accompany a genuine jazz singer and Antoinette is as real as they come: good range, phrasing and taste.

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