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Jodi Stevens

Jodi Stevens

Pick a Bond girl. Honey Ryder, Pussy Galore, Tiffany Case. Any one will do. Now, picture her in some badly lighted bar cooing smoky ballads, tight quartet at her rear. Such is the scintillating essence of Jodi Stevens’ Girl Talk (Sons of Sound).

Cool as a shaken martini, the Broadway ingénue’s first solo album was, she says, “inspired by my grandfather, [who] was a bandleader in New York City in the ’40s and ’50s. My love of standards began with him and slowly took shape as I grew up.”

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