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    Robben Ford
    17 Dec
    Alfredo Rodriguez
    12 Nov
    Cleo Laine and Jacqui Dankworth
    22 Oct
    George Wein
    15 Oct
    Lee Brenkman
    08 Oct
    Mark Winkler
    03 Sep
    Doug Beavers
    27 Aug
    Fred Frith
    13 Aug
    Larry Grenadier
    06 Aug
    Victor Lin
    30 Jul
    Charles McPherson
    23 Jul
    Erik Jekabson
    16 Jul
    Houston Person
    02 Jul
    Chuck Bennett
    25 Jun
    Rebecca Coupe Franks
    28 May
    Loren Schoenberg
    30 Apr
    Mike Vax
    23 Apr
    Eddie Henderson
    09 Apr
    Babatunde Lea
    19 Mar
    Dave Tidball
    12 Mar
    Adam Shulman
    05 Mar
    Laura Klein
    26 Feb
    Frank Sumares
    19 Feb
    Barbara Dane
    15 Jan
    Lee Charlton
    08 Jan




    Most Recent Castaway - 13th July, 2018
    Amy Cervini (2018)

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    (Photo by Shervin Lainez)

    Canada-born, New York City-resident Amy Cervini vocalist and songwriter Amy Cervini first came to the attention of many listeners as a member—together with fellow vocalists Hilary Gardner and Melissa Stylianou—of a great little trio called Duchess, which featured nice arrangements and close harmony √† la Boswell Sisters, but with a wholly contemporary bent.

    Amy has performed around the world, from Jerusalem to Monterey, California, in clubs and concert halls—including Carnegie Hall. She's just released her fifth recording (her third on Anzic), "No One Ever Tells You".

    The New York Times enthused, calling her "a thoughtful and broad-minded jazz singer", and AllMusic calls her "a stand-out of her generation".
    Pick Artist Album Song Label
    # 1 Blossom Dearie Once upon a Summertime Once upon a Summertime Verve
    # 2 Paul Desmond Like Someone in Love Just Squeeze Me Telarchive
    # 3 Nancy King and Glenn Moore Potato Radio St Thomas Justice
    # 4 Holly Cole Trio Don't Smoke in Bed I Can See Clearly Now Manhattan
    # 5 Peter Eldridge Decorum Difficult Self-released
    # 6 Cannonball Adderley Nippon Soul Easy to Love OJC
    # 7 Ella Fitzgerald The Complete Ella in Berlin Mack the Knife Verve
    # 8 Mel Tormé Swings Shubert Alley Once in Love with Amy Verve
    # 9 Tedeschi Trucks Band Let Me Get By Don't Know What It Means Concord
             
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