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I'll Be Easy to Find

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I'll Be Easy to Find

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Teri Thornton
genre:
Blues, Jazz

We gave it an A-

It’s a comeback story that rivals Cher’s: Once called by Cannonball Adderly the ”greatest voice since Ella Fitzgerald,” 65-year-old Thornton returns — triumphantly — with her first record since 1963 (blame alcohol, among other things). Her bluesy contralto on standards like ”I’ll Be Seeing You” gives hopeful lyrics an edge of lived-through-it-all heartbreak, while originals like ”Salty Mama” swing with the nothing-to-lose abandon of a true jazz artist. A-