Lizz Wright

”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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Albums

Freedom & Surrender
Freedom & Surrender
Concord Music Group
2015
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Fellowship
Verve Records
2010
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The Orchard
Verve Records
2008
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Trouble
Verve Records
2005
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Hit The Ground
Verve Records
2005
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Dreaming Wide Awake
Dreaming Wide Awake
Verve Music Group
2005
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