This could turn out to be the busiest year of her life. Currently working with young piano phenom Stephanie Trickin a duo project aptly dubbed Nouveau Stride, the Grammy-nominated lyricist/singer and her petite musical partner are preparing to reintroduce the very roots of jazz to jaded 21st Century ears, with a hip and feminine, modernized version of that explosive energy first brought to us by thick-fingered men who brightened the dark days of the Great Depression.
Carl Hager spoke with Feather about the recording of Tales of the Unusual, and you can read all about it in Catching Up With Lorraine Feather, published today at AllAboutJazz.com. You can also read two CD reviews of Tales of the Unusual, published last week: the first, by longtime contributor Michael Bailey; the other, by Nicholas Mondello.
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