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Tierney Sutton Band: ScreenPlay (BFM Jazz)

Los Angeles jazz vocalist Tierney Sutton doesn’t deliver every recording wrapped in a conceptual bow, but her discography is studded with well-executed thematic projects, including albums focusing on songs associated with Bill Evans, Frank Sinatra, Sting, and American folk music. Even releases with no overt concept are animated by the capacious interpretive skills of her … Read More “Tierney Sutton Band: ScreenPlay (BFM Jazz)”

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Tierney Sutton: Paris Sessions

From the beginning of her recording career in 1998 through 2011, every studio session led by Tierney Sutton featured the same bandmates: pianist Christian Jacobs, drummer-percussionist Ray Brinker and dual bassists Kevin Axt and Trey Henry. They were, and remain, among the tightest, most interdependent units in jazz. Then, last year, Sutton made a surprising … Read More “Tierney Sutton: Paris Sessions”

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Tierney Sutton: After Blue

Timed to coincide with Joni Mitchell’s 70th birthday, Tierney Sutton’s career-spanning homage has actually been marinating for more than a dozen years, ever since she heard Mitchell’s standards-focused Both Sides Now from 2000. It was, writes Sutton in her liner notes, “my doorway into Joni-land,” prompting a deep dive into the Mitchell oeuvre. But Sutton … Read More “Tierney Sutton: After Blue”

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