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Lizz Wright

Primary Instrument: Vocalist

Born: January 22, 1980    

”Music lives in that place where anything can be picked up. It can become a different statement in someone else's hands than in my hands. The fact that it can be passed from hand to hand is something beautiful, almost spiritual. It means different things in different places, and I approached this record as if there is no history. I was just a voice, and I loved it.”

--Lizz Wright

With her latest album, Dreaming Wide Awake, Lizz has simultaneously delivered a record with “no history” and yet one that embraces the history of jazz, gospel, rhythm- and-blues and the singer-songwriter tradition. It is a record where Lizz Wright's voice and vision seamlessly marry songs once performed by Neil Young, Fats Waller, The Beatles, Madonna and Herb Alpert's Tijuana Brass to self-penned originals and her collaborations with some of today's most gifted songwriters to create one of the most strikingly original albums of the year....
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    Fellowship

    Verve Records
    2010
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    The Orchard

    Verve Records
    2008
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    Dreaming Wide Awake

    Verve Music Group
    2005
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    Hit The Ground

    Verve Records
    2005
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    Trouble

    Verve Records
    2005
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    Salt

    Verve Music Group
    2003

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