Marlynn Snyder


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  • 23 years ago

    What makes a singer a jazz singer is hard to define. But one thing is sure: it definitely goes beyond just performing standards. The ability to sing jazz also involves stepping away from the formulaic confines of most of today's pop and R&B music....

  • 23 years ago

    When you're talking with Branford Marsalis, a man considered by many to be one of the preeminent saxophonists on the jazz scene today, one thing quickly becomes apparent: talking with the media is not one of Marsalis' favorite activities. The cyni...

  • 23 years ago

    Juliana Hatfield Only Everything Atlantic It's appropriate that performances by Juliana Hatfield appear on the soundtracks for the movie Reality Bites and the TV series My So-Called Life. After all, the core of Hatfield's music is her angst-ridden...

  • 23 years ago

    The Stone Roses Second Coming Geffen In an act of overweening arrogance, the Stone Roses meander through four and a half minutes of guitar noodling and quasi-Moroccan rhythms before kicking into "Breaking into Heaven," the first song on their long...

  • 24 years ago

    Gabrielle Goodman Until We Love JMT/Verve Records As legends Shirley Horn, Betty Carter, Abbey Lincoln and the like continue to refine the art of jazz singing, the inevitable question remains: where is the next generation of female jazz vocalists?...


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