She’s based on the West Coast. He’s primarily an easterner. Each boasts an impressive résumé. She’s worked with Flora Purim, Kenny Rankin, Paul Smith and her own band, GingerSnaps. He was a member of the Nat Adderley Sextet, taught at Rutgers, and currently maintains bicoastal incarnations of his own Jazz Orchestra. When singer Ginger Berglund and vocalist/trombonist Scott Whitfield join forces, comparison to one of the all-time great jazz twosomes-husband-and-wife hipsters Jackie Cain and Roy Kral-is all but inevitable. That Ginger and Scott share the same keen instincts as Jackie and Roy, plus an equitable playfulness (not to mention a common appreciation for such superior songwriters as Dave Frishberg, Fran Landesman, Tommy Wolf and Bob Dorough), is immediately obvious.
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