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In the Moment -- Live in Concert

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In the Moment -- Live in Concert

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Dianne Reeves
Producers:
Blue Note
genre:
Jazz

We gave it a B

Dianne Reeves’s voice is strong, supple, impeccably in tune. Whether ad-libbing greetings in song, sharing recollections of her religious grandmother (in ”The Best Times”), or covering a standard like ”Love for Sale” with hypnotic intensity, her forthrightness touches us. But the glossy, commercial, not-a-note-out-of-place instrumental backing on In The Moment — Live in Concert is at odds with her improvisatory jazz spirit. B

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