She blurs the lines between blues and jazz and creates a listening experience that will reach way down and move the spirit. Players are top-notch supporting Wilson as she creates her own singular interpretations of this set. Rare is the artist who consistently improves with time. Kudos to an underrated treasure! The plays a key role in a big year for Cassandra Wilson, which includes a 'Blue Light To A New Dawn' tour of Europe and the U. On the first level of meaning, they are the black versions of these songs.
In 1994 it was not yet common for jazz singers to get material from singer-songwriters like Joni Mitchell and Van Morrison. Another breakthrough was the stark accompaniment. Children Of The Night 5. Come on in My Kitchen, 3. One of them is usually the acoustic guitar of Brandon Ross, that conjurer of rapt atmosphere and darkness. The cover art and liner notes are included.
Children of the Night, 5. . They proclaimed the relevance of shared history, almost forgotten. Ron Wynn of gave the album a rating of five stars out of five. Her first album on the label, it was released in 1993. While recording the album, Wilson's father, jazz bassist Herman Fowlkes, died. All jazz vocalists sing the blues, but not Robert Johnson blues.
It shot her to the top of the DownBeat Critics Poll in the female vocalist category, where she has remained. Cassandra's album also opened a new door for jazz vocalists, among them Norah Jones, who has stated that she studied the album while composing and arranging her own Blue Note debut. March 7 2014 Cassandra Wilson's landmark album ' helped to define a new style of jazz when it was released two decades ago. Blue Light 'Til Dawn, 12. Many tunes have only two or three instruments. The original producer of the album, Craig Street, oversaw the remastering of this edition with Greg Calbi at Sterling Sound, who has mastered albums by Bob Dylan, The Beatles and Paul Simon. He praised Wilson's choice of tracks by and guitarist Brandon Ross' arrangements.
This 20th Anniversary Edition was remastered by Greg Calbi and the original producer, Craig Street. You Don't Know What Love Is, 2. It contains Wilson's interpretations of songs by various and artists, as well as three original compositions. In an interview for Wilson explained that the album's name refers to a certain time of night. It did not win Cassandra Wilson a Grammy those came later , but it sold nearly a million copies.
The sound is more clear and alive. Minimal wear on the exterior of item. The title refers to that light, that blue, giving way to the dawn. Tell Me You'll Wait for Me, 4. No damage to the jewel case or item cover, no scuffs, scratches, cracks, or holes. Soulful, bluesy songstress This is vocal interpretive jazz at its best. The teeth of disk holder are undamaged.
It is slowed to a crawl, lingered over, tasted. Released November 2, 1993 re-release 2014 Recorded Greene St. Hellhound on My Trail, 6. It was re-released in 2014 with three bonus tracks recorded live somewhere in Europe during the Blue Light 'til Dawn Tour. Hellhound On My Trail 6. Cassandra Wilson effectively stretches the boundaries of the form and creates a unique listening experience.
The video game instructions and box are included. An item that is used but still in very good condition. Come On In My Kitchen 3. Cassandra's improvisational and interpretive abilities are matched by none! On a deeper level they are the universal human versions. Thousands of jazz vocal albums have come into the world in the last 20 years. . .