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Q&A: Tierney Sutton

The acclaimed singer talks soundtrack work with Clint Eastwood and her band's new Sting tribute

From left: Christian Jacob, Ray Brinker, Tierney Sutton, Trey Henry and Kevin Axt

THREE YEARS HAVE PASSED SINCE THE L.A.-BASED TIERNEY

SUTTON BAND released the stunning Joni Mitchell tribute After Blue. Now, the most egalitarian outfit in jazz-vocalist Sutton, pianist Christian Jacob, bassists Trey Henry and Kevin Axt and drummer Ray Brinker-is back with a vengeance, shaping the score for Clint Eastwood’s Sully, the saga of miracle-on-the-Hudson pilot Chesley Sullenberger, and a new album, The Sting Variations (BFM), again saluting a masterful contemporary singer-songwriter.

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