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Joyce DiDonato (mezzo), Steve Barnett (percussion), Jimmy Madison (drums), Craig Terry (piano/harpsichord), Chuck Israels (double bass), Charlie Porter (trumpet/flugelhorn), Lautaro Greco (bandonéon)
The real twist here is that DiDonato retains the ‘formality’ of her operatic sound and delivery while attempting to apply a jazzer’s instincts. So her singerly embellishments rub shoulders with... — More…