Karen Francis – Little Sunflower (SCCD 31431)

SCCD 31431 Little Sunflower / Karen Francis Sextet 1. The great city (Curtis Lewis)2. Here's that rainy day (Jimmy Van Heusen)3. I could have danced all night (Lerner/Loewe)4. Brown skin gal (Gerry Eastman)5. Love yourself (Gerry Eastman)6. Little sunflower (Freddie Hubbard)7. Learn from your mistakes (Gerry Eastman)8. Dindi (Antonio Carlos Jobim)9. You go to my […]

Karen Francis – Where Is Love? (SCCD 31393)

SCCD 31393 Where Is Love? / Karen Francis Quartet Jazz vocal’s exciting young talent Karen Francis has launched her recording career on Stanley Cowell’s recent album “Mandara Blossoms” (SCCD 31386). Here’s her sparkling debut as a leader. “… Savour her warmth, courage and individuality in these thoughtful and wholly engaging performances that provide more than […]

Stanley Cowell – Mandara Blossoms (SCCD 31386)

SCCD 31386 Mandara Blossoms / Stanley Cowell Quintet On his latest album here, Stanley Cowell integrates his music with words and introduces a new formidable talent in jazz vocal, Ms Karen Francis. “… Karen’s intonation is exceptional and she invests each piece with real feeling. She uses her well trained voice, with its enviable range, […]