Still waitin’. Still waitin’ for that Vanessa Rubin breakthrough album, the one that lifts her vocal artistry and clear-cut swingability to the next level. Lord knows she has toiled in the trenches for more than a minute, sittin’ in as one of the cats, touring with ever-swinging trios, lending her honeyed tones to a varied manner of standards and blues. Last time out for RCA, she even engaged in a fairly ill-fated crossover effort. If you know Vanessa, you knew that wasn’t the ticket. So just what is the ticket?
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