With a voice praised as "a deep contralto as smooth and dark as the richest espresso" (JazzTimes) award-winning jazz vocalist Alexis Cole has made an impressive impact on audiences ever since she first took the stage as a teenager.
Called "one of the great voices of today," Alexis Cole has been compared to classic jazz singers such as Sarah Vaughan and Anita O'Day. Her luxurious voice and innovative interpretations make her an instant favorite with audiences of all ages. Cole is the recipient of a Swing Journal Gold Disk award, and has won the NY Jazzmobile and Montreux Jazz Festival vocal competitions. She records for Motéma Music, NY. and Venus Records, Japan. Her recordings, which feature musical luminaries such as Fred Hersch, Eric Alexander, Matt Wilson, Harry Pickens, Don Braden and Pat LaBarbara, have received high praise in the jazz press and are spun on radio world-wide. In addition to her many performances at top jazz venues like Dizzy's Club at (Jazz at Lincoln Center), The Oak Room, Blues Alley, and Billboard Live, she's also performed at the Kennedy Center and been a featured soloist at Avery Fisher Hall with the NY Philharmonic Brass. She also trained in Indian Classical singing at the Jazz India Vocal Institute in Mumbai." She is currently the full-time jazz vocalist with the West Point Band Jazz Knights.
This is one singer you'll want to pay attention to.
We've been waiting for the next great singer to come along, and finally...Alexis.
- 180g Vinyl
- Mixed and Mastered by Tetsuo Hara
- Venus Hyper Magnum Sound Direct Mix Stereo
- Obi strip
- Made in Japan
|Eric Alexander||tenor sax|
- I Will Wait For You
- So In Love
- Alone Together
- You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To
- Moon River
- All The Things You Are
- You've Changed
Recorded at Avatar Studio in New York on April 28 and 29, 2010.