An echo can soothe, and an echo can haunt. In Roman myth, Echo is the beautiful nymph with the musical voice forever calling after a boy in love with his own reflection. Critically-acclaimed singer-songwriter Alyssa Graham's sophomore CD, the aptly-titled Echo, is a musical travelogue that traces the arc of a modern-day love affair and infuses it with a mlange of Jazz, Pop and Brazilian rhythms, bound together by the unforgettable timbre of Graham's stunning voice. Echo was produced by Jon Cowherd (The Brian Blade Fellowship, Lizz Wright) and is set for release July 29th on Sunnyside Records with distribution through Ryko....
- Echo by C. Michael Bailey
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Comforting, exciting and spellbinding. - Eleni Gage, People Magazine
Wows listeners with plush poignancy. - The New York Press
...lovely and haunting. - Alec Wilkinson, The New Yorker
She's something special! Her voice is so natural and her sound truly unique. - Luciana Souza (Grammy-winning vocalist)
Alyssa Graham is a true voice. Pure, beautiful, natural, honest and effortless as speech itself. Her distinct style is sure to 'speak' to you as it has 'spoken' to me. - Wycliffe Gordon (Jazz Journalists Association's two-time Trombonist of the Year)