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Jazz: Jazz Vocals Moods: Solo Female Artist Jazz: West Coast Jazz

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United States - California - SF

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Jill Rogers

Vocalist Jill Rogers (Imperial Jazz Co., Crying Time) celebrates the release of her debut solo jazz album, Happy as a King. Singing with both strength and subtlety, sheʼs backed by a stellar quintet, featuring John Finkbeiner (Smith Dobson V Quartet) on guitar, Lorenzo Farrell (Little Charlie and the Nightcats) on organ, and the members of the venerable Lost Trio: Phillip Greenlief (saxophone), Dan Seamans (bass), and Tom Hassett (drums). As Rogers winds her way through these Depression-era gems of desire, love, she lets the soloists shine. Although the material is from another time, Rogersʼs approach to these classics stays absolutely right here, right now, bringing presence and relevance to each of the depression-era songs she sings.

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