Not a jazz record by any means but a diamond performance by a woman who brings the charisma of the classic soul days of Gladys Knight up to date - yet with her own identity.
Candi Staton - Life Happens is available from October 27.
Allison Neale: “It’s difficult if you play mainstream in the UK, it isn’t appreciated enough. The current scene seems to focus on musician-composers.” - (Jazz Journal April 2013).
Liam Noble: “I know some people think playing standards is old-fashioned but I love it.” – (Jazz Journal January 2016).