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by Mike Thornton @ The Jay Cooley Quartet

powerful and caressing, versatile and fluid, mike thornton can be daring and calculating in the same phrase. "winning versatility", "considerable finesse " , "hushed boomer balladry", and "certainly has no problem evoking finger-snapping nonchalance".
Genre: Jazz: Jazz Vocals
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1. My Romance
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2. How High the Moon / Ornithology
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3. It's You or No One
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4. Tenderly
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5. I've Got You Under My Skin
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6. Caravan
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7. I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter
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8. And I Love Her
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9. When I Look in Your Eyes
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10. A Lot of Livin' to Do
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11. Joy Spring
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12. You Go to My Head
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13. Traffic Jam
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Mike Thornton - Vocalist:
"In the jazz-pop spectrum, he fits somewhere between Mark Murphy and Steve Tyrell-- not bad company.
He has winning versatility, considerable finesse, hushed boomer balladry, and certainly has no problem evoking finger-snapping nonchalance"
- Mike Joyce, Washington Post

"Powerful and caressing, versatile and fluid, Mike Thornton can be daring and calculating in the same phrase. From his well-crafted scat solo on Joyspring, to the final note held to almost a whisper on When I Look In Your Eyes, Thornton shows his versatility."

"Mr. Thornton has the ability to take his crowd on a journey through 20th Century Jazz; quoting works by the great ones….Joe Williams, Al Jarreau, Mark Murphy, Mel Torme and others…"

"...it’s easy to see why (Thornton’s) audience listens so intently to the warm, yet intense sounds of the Thornton Quartet….”

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