By Chip Deffaa
Updated June 04, 1993 at 04:00 AM EDT
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From Bessie to Brazil

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Susannah McCorkle has such complete (and justified) faith in her material on From Bessie to Brazil, she can move with aplomb from a slowly rockin’ 1920s Bessie Smith number, to a reflective, contemporary Rupert Holmes song, and on to sweet/sad Brazilian jazz. But letting jazz soloists like Randy Sandke and Rob Trowers play would have yielded a more colorful CD. B

From Bessie to Brazil

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