Vocalist Allegra Levy is at her strongest when purveying certain specific moods — melancholy, playful, even lightly ironic.
Jazz CD Review: Vocalist Kurt Elling’s Simple “Questions”
For my taste, some of the songs on Kurt Elling’s The Questions simply aren’t challenging or interesting enough.
Jazz CD Review: “Distant Song” — Reflective Strength
Singer Fred Farell brings an introspective sensibility to this album and has gathered a group of songs that are appropriate for his introverted and quietly aspirational lyrics.