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Shortstop

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Shortstop

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Sara Hickman
Producers:
Elektra
genre:
Jazz

We gave it a B

Dressing up Sean Hickman’s second album with fretless bass, cool-jazz arrangements, and other Joni Mitchell trappings doesn’t obscure the down-to-earth individuality and intelligence of this Texan’s acoustic-guitar songs. A witty partisan in the war of the sexes, Hickman sings in a fine, clear voice, matching Shortstop‘s stylistic variety with impressive emotional range. B