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Album Review: 'Feed the Fire'

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Feed the Fire

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Betty Carter
Producers:
Verve
genre:
Country

We gave it a B+

The most original jazz singer alive, Carter usually works with promising newcomers. But in these live performances, she uses players who’ve fulfilled their promise. Pianist Geri Allen blazes on the title tune, bassist Dave Holland matches Carter’s otherworldliness on ”Day Dream,” and drummer Jack DeJohnette challenges her in a duel of pure improvisation on ”What Is This Tune?” B+

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