Cassandra Wilson Releases New Collection of Pop / Rock Covers

Grammy-awardwinning jazz vocalist Cassandra Wilson released Closer To You: The Pop Side this week via Blue Note / EMI.

Grammy-awardwinning jazz vocalist Cassandra Wilson released Closer To You: The Pop Side this week via Blue Note / EMI.

CloserTo You: The Pop Side celebrates the finest pop covers from Wilson's sevenalbums recorded with Blue Note during her lengthy tenure with the legendarylabel. With her unmistakable voice, Cassandra covers an array of classics frompop / rock legends such as U2 ("Love Is Blindness"), Bob Dylan ("Lay LadyLay"), Sting ("Fragile"), Cyndi Lauper ("Time After Time") and Van Morrison("Tupelo Honey").

Cassandra Wilson 

Wilson won her second Grammy® Award in February, earning the Best Jazz Vocal Albumhonors for Loverly, her critically acclaimed 2008 Blue Note release.  Blue Note Records is celebrating its 70thAnniversary as the world's premier and longest-running jazz label with specialcommemorative releases and events throughout 2009.

For more, go to: http://www.cassandrawilson.com/

 

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