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Cassandra Wilson Blue Light 'Til Dawn (Blue Note Classic Vinyl Series) 180g 2LP

Cassandra Wilson

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UNILP76190
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Blue Note Classic Vinyl Reissue Series!
180g Vinyl Double LP!
Mastered By Kevin Gray!
Pressed At Optimal!

One of the most distinctive voices in modern jazz, Cassandra Wilson made her artistic breakthrough with her visionary 1993 Blue Note debut Blue Light 'Til Dawn. Wilson wove an alluring tapestry of jazz, blues, folk and R&B into a singular sound that opened up new avenues of expression for vocal jazz, paving a path that future vocalists from Norah Jones to Lizz Wright would follow. Produced by Craig Street, the album's inventive instrumentation and Wilson's riveting vocal performances transformed songs by Robert Johnson ("Come On In My Kitchen", "Hellhound On My Trail"), Joni Mitchell ("Black Crow"), Van Morrison ("Tupelo Honey") and more.

This Blue Note Classic Vinyl Edition was mastered by Kevin Gray and pressed on 180g vinyl at Optimal.

Wilson has great timing, pacing, and delivery, and certainly has blues sensibility in her sound.
-Ron Wynn, AllMusic.com, 5/5 stars

Features

  • Blue Note Classic Vinyl Reissue Series
  • 180g Vinyl
  • Double LP
  • Mastered by Kevin Gray at Cohearent Audio
  • Manufactured at Optimal in Germany
  • Gatefold jacket

Musicians

Cyro Baptista percussion
Charlie Burnham mandocello, violin
Don Byron clarinet
Lance Carter drums
Tony Cedras accordion
Olu Dara cornet
Kenny Davis bass
Jeff Haynes percussion
Kevin Johnson snare drum, percussion
Bill McClellan drums, percussion
Lonnie Plaxico bass
Brandon Ross steel string guitar, classical guitar, guitar
Vinx vocals
Gib Wharton pedal steel guitar
Chris Whitley guitar
Cassandra Wilson vocals

Selections

Side 1:

  1. You Don't Know What Love Is
  2. Come On In My Kitchen
  3. Tell Me You'll Wait For Me

Side 2:

  1. Children Of The Night
  2. Hellhound On My Trail

Side 3:

  1. Black Crow
  2. Sankofa
  3. Estrellas
  4. Redbone

Side 4:

  1. Tupelo Honey
  2. Blue Light 'Til Dawn
  3. I Can't Stand The Rain

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