By Josef Woodard
June 01, 2001 at 04:00 AM EDT

My Standards

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Because singer Oberlin is an artful straddler, moving gracefully between show tunes, jazz, and pop, it comes as no surprise that on My Standards the definition of ”standard” is pleasantly fuzzy. On this velvety song set, she offers moving versions of tunes by Elvis Costello, Joni Mitchell, Randy Newman, and even the theme from Valley of the Dolls. On the jazz-standard tip, she also shows a wise take on ”How Deep Is the Ocean,” backed by ever-tasteful pianist Fred Hersch. Her standards are high, and her ears are wide open.

My Standards

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