Redmond, Langosch, Cooley – Compared to WhatJanuary 7, 2014 / No Comments / Tags: Bruce Swaim, Compared to What, Dan Hovey, Dave Mattacks, Jay Cooley, Mary Ann Redmond, Paul Langosch, thejazzpage.com
Guitar/vocalist Mary Ann Redmond is joined by bassist Paul Langosch and keyboardist Jay Cooley for a refreshing musical set. Compared to What gets it great sound, not only from Redmond’s uniquely soulful voice and the gentlemen players on the project, but from the recording fresh takes on standards and less covered contemporary compositions. Produced by Langosch, the album features great arrangements of all the tracks listed, which includes contributions from Duke Ellington, Lennon and McCartney, Irving Berlin, Smokey Robinson, Leonard Cohen, Joanie Mitchell and Stevie Wonder. Also contributing to the effort are Dave Mattacks on drums, Dan Hovey on guitar and Bruce Swaim on saxophone. Redmond, who also contribute 2 nicely written tunes, has a command of the guitar, as well as the microphone, that makes this production a pleasure from start to finish.
Click to listen to a clip of “Dance Me To The End of Love”:
Tracks: Come Rain or Come Shine, Dance Me To The End of Love, Compared to What, Storm is Coming, Never Make Your Move Too Soon, Creepin’, Coyote, Ain’t That Peculiar, What’ll I Do, Fool on The Hill, Love Me Anyway.