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Vocal Jazz Albums 2017 - Sylvia Brooks

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Chris Spector – Midwest Record Review

May, 22, 2017
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SYLVIA BROOKS/Restless: Utterly smoking jazz noir, Brooks takes smoky after hours jazz into realms only hinted at in movies like “Body Heat”. I don’t know where she’s pulling this from but Brooks is one dame that understands what it is to be a femme fatale. Hitting under used classics and mixing them in with some Read More

Hanighan/Cootie Williams ~

Apr, 30, 2017
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KRFC FT COLLINS ~ 88.9FM The Most Alarmin’ Version Of “‘Round Midnight” That I’ve Ever Heard ~ Jazz Anthem Of Thelonious Monk/Bernie Hanighan/Cootie Williams ~

Bob Collins/Jazz Producer/WRHU

Apr, 28, 2017
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Just received Restless from Lisa. ..first rate! Bob Collins/Jazz Producer/WRHU

Dennis Woo, KTEP Radio – El Paso

Apr, 21, 2017
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Sylvia Brooks has this sultry look at life and breathes new life into the songbooks that we have all become accustomed to over the years! – Dennis Woo, KTEP Radio – El Paso

LA Jazz Scene Review – Restless

Sep, 12, 2013
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It is obvious from the siren heard at the start of “’Round Midnight” that this is not a conventional jazz vocal album. Sylvia Brooks is a dramatic singer who fits easily into the film noir atmosphere set by arranger Kim Richmond. In fact, the backup band is called the “Artmosphere Orchestra.” Much of the music Read More

Sylvia Brooks – RESTLESS

Nov, 5, 2012
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If these four words – tasty female jazz vocal – fit into your plan for the day, you’ll be itchin’ (as in restless) to listen to Sylvia’s high-energy “Jazz Noir” (her own words, by the way) on this eleven-song gem! Particularly on pieces like “Boulevard of Broken Dreams” – if you don’t come away from Read More

All About Jazz CD Review of Restless by Jim Olin

Sep, 22, 2012
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“You Go To My Head” is the featured track 9pm through 10pm for the week of September 23rd to 29th. 88.2 FM Kobe, Japan

Sep, 21, 2012
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“You Go To My Head” is the featured track 9pm through 10pm for the week of September 23rd to 29th. 88.2 FM Kobe, Japan

Boulevard of Broken Dreams Featured Track Sept.16-Sept 19 from 9PM-10PM 88.2 FM Kobe, Japan

Sep, 14, 2012
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Chris Kopper’s Blog and interview about Restless

Sep, 11, 2012
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