Maiden Voyage - Nnenna Freelon
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  1. Come into My Life
  2. Four Women
  3. Maiden Voyage
  4. Buy and Sell
  5. Future News Blues
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  1. Come into My Life
  2. Four Women
  3. Maiden Voyage
  4. Buy and Sell
  5. Future News Blues
  6. Until It's Time for You to Go
  7. Women Be Wise
  8. Sepia Wing
  9. Pick Yourself Up
  10. I Won't Dance
  11. Inside a Silent Tear
  12. Sing Me Down
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Nnenna Freelon's fifth CD should establish her as one of the top jazz singers of the 1990s. Rather than stick to typical jazz standards, she explore women's songs (or at least lyrics) from many fields of music. Her compelling interpretation of the title track, with its infrequently heard lyric by Mrs. Herbie Hancock, is followed by a hypnotic original lyric written by Freelon for Marian McPartland's "Threnody," titled "Sepia Wing" in its vocal incarnation. One of the more unusual songs selected is folk singer Buffy Saint ...

Maiden Voyage 1998, Concord Jazz

UPC: 013431479420

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