Carol Sloane: Let's Face the Music and Dance

Track

Let's Face the Music and Dance

Artist

Carol Sloane (vocals)

CD

When I Look In Your Eyes (Concord Jazz 4619)

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Musicians:

Carol Sloane (vocals), Bill Charlap (piano), Howard Alden (guitar),

Steve Gilmore (bass), Ron Vincent (drums)

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Composed by Irving Berlin

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Recorded: New York, June 1994

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Rating: 90/100 (learn more)

Sloane can indeed be called "a singer's singer," possessing a gorgeous vibrato, impeccable taste and keen interpretative ability. She takes this standard at a more languid pace than usual, which only plays to her strengths. She wants to tell a story and always wants the listener to appreciate the lyrics. At 6:48, there's generous space given for masterful solos by Charlap and Alden, two players always worth hearing.

Reviewer: Scott Albin

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