A fine mid-course addition to what is proving an excellent series. MOZART: Le nozze di Figaro, K492 (complete opera) – Thomas Hampson (Conte)/ Sonya Yoncheva (Contessa)/ Angela Brower (Cherubino)/ Christiane Karg (Susanna)/ Luca Pisaroni (Figaro)/ Maurizio Muraro (Bartolo)/ Anne Sofie von Otter (Marcellina)/ Philippe Sly (Antonio)/ Regula Mühlemann (Barbarina)/ Rolando Villazón (Basilio)/ Jean-Paul Fouchécourt (Don […]
Lyn Stanley – Interludes – AT Music 3104 – stereo-only SACD, 58:44 ***1/2: Jazz singer covers the classics on an SACD. (Lyn Stanley – vocals; Bill Cunliffe – piano; Chuck Berghofer – bass; Ray Brinker – drums; John Ciodini – guitar; Rob McChesney – trombone; Henrick Meurkens – harmonica; Brad Dutz – percussion; Cecelia Tsan […]
This is a steamroller of a band with a refreshing and effortless relationship to the material.
Good looks+good voice+good band+good arrangements+good songs=one album.
Fernando Otero – Romance [TrackList follows] – Otero – piano & melodica & quintet with three vocalists – Soundbrush
A fine difficult-to-categorize album of light 21st-century chamber music from Argentina.
An adroit and fascinating male vocalist.
One of those gems that comes out and grabs you.
A rare and special vocal find….