Tag Archives: Atlantic

Marc Ribot: Saints

Marc Ribot is a guitarist-bandleader known for distinctive arrangements and striking improvisations. In "Saints," he interprets works from experimental composers, soloists, and his own songbook to create a solo guitar CD that has a sparse and alluring appeal. Ribot says … Continue reading

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Olu Dara: Neighborhoods

Olu Dara grew up in rural Mississippi, and moved to New York City, where he’s been a jazz musician and songwriter for the African-American theater. In "Neighborhoods," he transforms numerous theater pieces into songs about his early years. The result … Continue reading

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Martin Sexton: Wonder Bar

Martin Sexton’s "Wonder Bar" is a heartfelt mix of searching ballads, uptempo songs about women in need, and gospel-tinged musings about his upbringing and continuing journey. Sexton, one of today’s best rock-and-soul singers, writes from a deep place, and delivers … Continue reading

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Arturo Sandoval: For Love or Country, the Arturo Sandoval Story

Virtuoso Cuban Trumpeter Arturo Sandoval has another achievement to add to his Grammy-winning jazz albums and his stints with great symphony orchestras: a soundtrack album from the HBO movie of his own life. The subject of this Tom Sawyer-esque tribute … Continue reading

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Damita: Damita

Damita believes that people are sick and tired of the raunchiness in a lot of today’s R&B. On her debut CD, the former back-up singer for Aretha Franklin challenges the field with urban grooves that bridge the divide between gospel … Continue reading

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Dusty Trails: Dusty Trails

Dusty Trails is Vivian Trimble and Josephine Wiggs. Their debut CD began as a film soundtrack, but grew into a collection of artsy instrumentals and alt pop tunes with exotic flair and an international touch. Released: 5/9/2000 Label: Atlantic Genre: … Continue reading

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