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Cassandra Wilson to Release Blue Note Album April 4

After releasing her acclaimed 2003 CD, Glamoured, vocalist Cassandra Wilson is set to release her new album April 4. Her sixth release for Blue Note, thunderbird was produced by T Bone Burnett, known for his work with Elvis Costello, Roy Orbison, the Counting Crows and, of course, Spinal Tap.

thunderbird combines original compositions with a variety of previously recorded songs, including Jakob Dylan’s (of the Wallflowers) “Closer to You” and Blind Lemon Jefferson’s “Easy Rider.” Burnett also contributed the two tracks to the album.

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