Chip Deffaa
May 17, 1996 AT 04:00 AM EDT

Some Cats Know: Jeanie Bryson Sings Songs of Peggy Lee

type
Music
Current Status
In Season
performer
Jeanie Bryson
Producers
Telarc
genre
Jazz

We gave it a B-

Peggy Lee admirers should warm to these engaging numbers recorded by Jeanie Bryson, the daughter of Dizzy Gillespie. Some Cats Know‘s jazz backing, featuring reedmen Paquito D’Rivera and Red Halloway, and Lee’s own guitarist, John Chiodini, is superb. But because Bryson phrases so much like Lee, she fails to establish her own identity. B-

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