2019 Japanese reissue
Sheila Jordan's debut recording was one of the very few vocal records made for Blue Note during Alfred Lion's reign.
Accompanied by the subtle guitarist Barry Galbraith, bassist Steve Swallow, and drummer Denzil Best, Jordan sounds quite distinctive, cool-toned, and adventurous during her classic date. Her interpretations of Oscar Brown, Jr.'s "Hum Drum Blues" and 11 standards (including "Falling in Love With Love," "Dat Dere," "Baltimore Oriole," and "I'm a Fool to Want You") are both swinging and haunting. Possibly because of her originality, Sheila Jordan would not record again for over a dozen years, making this highly recommended set quite historic.
Scott Yanow ~ AllMusicGuide
|Brand||Blue Note Records Japan|
Be The First To Review This Product!
Help other Birdland Records users shop smarter by writing reviews for products you have purchased.