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With his breakthrough 2007 debut, Eyes Wide Open, vocalist/composer/arranger Sachal Vasandani established himself as one of the most promising voices in modern jazz. A 2010 DownBeat “Rising Star” poll winner, Vasandani presented his distinctive blend of jazz and pop with the critically acclaimed release, We Move in 2009.

Vasandani's third Mack Avenue release, Hi-Fly, confirms the high praise showered on its two predecessors and proves the singer is one of the freshest, most versatile artists to emerge onto the scene in recent memory. Produced by renowned Grammy® award winning bassist John Clayton and Grammy nominated Mack Avenue EVP of A&R Al Pryor, both long-time supporters, Hi-Fly is an exciting mix of standards, originals and pop covers showcasing Vasandani's ability to filter a wide range of material through his highly individual vision....
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Awards

DownBeat Rising Star
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    Eyes Wide Open

    Mack Avenue Records
    2007
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We Move

Mack Avenue Records (2009)

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”What makes a jazz singer has more to do with a set of tools and instincts, and by that measure Sachal qualifies as one of the stronger new arrivals in the field...The flexibility of Mr. Vasandani's phrasing would mark him as a jazz singer whether or not he ventured any scat choruses...he's a jazz singer with good ideas, including some about what a jazz singer can be.” --New York Times

“...superb debut of distinctive originals and intelligent makeovers that teem with a fresh vitality.” --Billboard

“He is a flexible performer, versed in the blues, standards, and modern jazz; nonetheless, his sound is consistent and unique” --Wynton Marsalis

“...a stunning and moving voice.” --The Cultural Connect

“Sachal Vasandani sings with a relaxed, mature sound and a unique sensitivity to lyrics and phrasing” --Carnegie Hall

“His eyes may be wide open, but handsome 28-year-old newcomer Sachal Vanandani strives for a sleepy-sexy allure with his dark, cushy vocals and seeming inability to break a sweat...

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