Sunday January 15 Lisa Sokolov Quartet W. John DIMartino Gerry Hemingway Mark Helias @ 8:00 The Stone Ave. C and 2nd St., NYC $10 As far removed stylistically from the reigning royalty of female jazz vocalists as John Coltrane is from Grover Washington, Lisa Sokolov fills every moment of Presence with just that. Exceptionally expressive, dramatic, and ecstatic... a tour de force, masterful and life-affirming. This is jazz vocalizing filled with passion and commitment." DownBeat
The most impressive single song I've heard this year, or damn near any other year, is Lisa Sokolov's brighter-than-a-thousand-suns detonation of Oh What a Beautiful Morning." [Sokolov] defines a dimension in vocal performance that hardly anyone ever dares to enter: dramatic, visceral, blood chilling." Village Voice - Best of 2004
This is music moving at the velocity of a bullet, creativity and invention years ahead of its time. Ms. Sokolov is changing the face of jazz vocals" All About Jazz Presence" won 5 Star masterpiece and Best CD of 2004 from DownBeat magazine along with 14 other Best" citations for Presence".
2005 DownBeat critics poll puts Sokolov on the Rising star" List
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