Etta Jones And Strings

So-Warm

So Warm

  • Release Date: 06 Feb 1996
  • OJCCD-874-2

It takes some singers decades to attain the maturity that Etta Jones displayed early in her career. It is this strong sense of self that allowed Jones to triumph relatively early on in this "with strings" setting, which could be considered a response to her idol Billie Holiday's Lady in Satin. The Holiday influence is indeed present, particularly when Jones sings songs associated with Lady Day like "You Better Go Now" and "If You Were Mine"; yet these pe… MORE

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