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Music Review: 'An Acrobat's Heart'

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An Acrobat's Heart

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Annette Peacock
genre:
Jazz

We gave it an A-

The unique vocalist-pianist Annette Peacock, too long off the scene, has concocted a hypnotically tender and ethereal song cycle with an acrobat’s heart, musing on the battlefield/playground of love and life. Her wispy voice floats across a spare landscape, while the Cikada String Quartet and Peacock’s own minimalist piano lines vie with poetic silences. Hinting at jazz and chamber music, her private musical language is a bittersweet waking dream of a project, and a welcome return. A-

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