Teri Roiger CD Release Celebration at The Jazz Standard Monday July 18th sets at 7:30 and 9:30 pm


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July 16, 2005

To: Listings/Critics/Features From: JAZZ PROMO SERVICES Press Contact: JIM EIGO, jazzpromo@earthlink.net

MONDAY, JULY 18 Teri Roiger will be celebrating the release of her new CD, STILL LIFE, on Maki Records at THE JAZZ STANDARD Teri Roiger (voice) Frank Kimbrough (piano) John Menegon (bass) Matt Wilson (drums) (Gil Goldstein is also featured on the CD but will be unable to appear at the Jazz Standard) $15 cover, no minimum 116 East 27th Street (between Park & Lexington) NYC reservations: 212-576-2232 sets at 7:30 and 9:30 pm http://www.jazzstandard.net http://www.teriroiger.com

She will be performing songs by Herbie Nichols, Billy Strayhorn, Dewey Redman, original compositions and some very hip standards.

About her new Still Life, George Kanzler of ALL ABOUT JAZZ says: “Roiger's timbre has a cognac gravitas hinting at the sass of the younger Abbey Lincoln and Lena Horne."

“To hear Teri Roiger is to experience that peculiarly beautiful combination of improvisation, tone, feeling, and phrasing that are distinct elements of jazz freedom." STANLEY CROUCH at 55 Bar

“Roiger has a voice like the finest bittersweet chocolate full of rich, dark, contradictory flavors that miraculously blend to create one of the most original vocal instruments in decades." Vic Garbarini, Playboy magazine

“A discovery at the Sunside in Paris, Teri Roiger, somewhere between Abbey Lincoln, Billie Holiday and Anita O'Day, played with elegance, expressiveness and authenticity." Jean Szlamowicz, Jazz Hot, Paris

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