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.
Ken Peplowski: “I try to play the clarinet like a clarinet and not like a guy doubling on another instrument.” – (Down Beat July 2004).
James Morrison: “I’m not a trumpet player that doubles on flugelhorn. I’m a musician that plays trumpet, flugelhorn, euphonium and the rest.” – (Jazz Journal January 1992).