Abetted by an all-start lineup of jazz musicians, soprano Candice Hoyes makes her recording debut with On a Turquoise Cloud, an all-Ellington CD.
Pianist Julia Hülsmann and vocalist Theo Bleckmann join forces on A Clear Midnight: Kurt Weill and America, a new recording for ECM Records. Joined by trumpeter and flugelhornist Tom Arthurs, bassist Marc Muellbauer, and drummer Heinrich Köbberling, they present renditions of Weill’s later songs alongside Hülsmann’s settings of poems by Walt Whitman. In addition to lesser known examples from the Weill canon, there areContinue reading “A Clear Midnight: Bleckmann and Hülsmann”
Sings is out now on 429 Records.