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Martina McBride, Reckless

by JW Dunner Reckless opens with the eponymous title track that’s brand McBride: subject matter of affirmation and grateful recognition of a personal savior who grounded the singer’s reckless ways; a soaring chorus loaded with vibrato-free, break-the-glass held notes; and […]

Sari Kessler, Do Right

by Constance Tucker A journey that brings to life a vivid and colorful story line of self-awareness, achievement and a desire to live one’s life to the fullest extent.  This is how Sari Kessler’s life reads on paper, but when […]

Olayimika Cole, L’ife

by Constance Tucker L’ife is a debut in the truest sense of the word. British-Nigerian composer/vocalist Olayimika Cole has released her debut CD entitled, L’ife. Cole takes an interesting approach to the project by enlisting the help of twenty-five Washington […]

Leny Andrade, Alegria de Viver

by Constance Tucker Described in the New York Times as both the ‘Sarah Vaughan and the Ella Fitzgerald of Brazil’, vocal legend Leny Andrade’s intimate duo with elite NYC guitarist Roni Ben-Hur is a soul stirring collection of beloved sambas, […]

Jill Scott, Woman

by N. Esset “Woman” is soul songstress/poet Jill Scott’s fifth album, and the follow-up to her #1 album “The Light Of The Sun”. It’s more of what we’ve come to expect from Scott, with horns and strings amped up for […]