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Janet Lawson: The Janet Lawson Quintet

One of the really quality people in the jazz vocal ranks, singer Janet Lawson possesses a sense of clean articulation and sure-footed tonality. This CD is a compilation reissue of two vinyl items from Ms. Lawson’s quizzically brief catalogue; namely The Janet Lawson Quintet from 1981 on Inner City Records, and her 1983 date for OmniSound, Dreams Can Be.

Comfortably ensconced in the Poconos area where Phil Woods and Dave Liebman among other jazzers have found their ideal environment, Lawson is one of those singers who has made her mark mainly in vocal education.

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