On Patricia Barber's debut for Concord Jazz Records, the imaginative pianist, vocalist and composer continues her crusade to retrieve the ground that jazz musicians long ago ceded to pop and rock: the realm of the intelligent and committed singer/songwriter. With a new band and a dozen new compositions, she tackles even familiar subjects (like love and loss) with a nuance and depth beyond the limits of the Great American Songbook.
Audiophiles will be interested to know that Smash reunites Barber with recording engineer Jim Anderson.
All new Patricia Barber compositions
1. Code Cool
2. The Wind Song
6. Spring Song
7. Devil's Food
9. The Swim
11. The Storyteller