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Christy Baron

Christy redefines “classics,” it’s entirely appropriate that she was signed by Chesky Records, an audiophile label that redefines the modern recording process by returning to the earliest recording techniques. Chesky works with artists who are not only great musicians, but who also must be able to stand up to a unique recording process.

Take This Journey was recorded live to two-track over a three-day period at St. Peter’s Church in Manhattan. “On a Chesky recording, one doesn’t have the standard modern-day options,” Christy says. “If you make a mistake, you don’t go back to fix it. There’s no punching in vocals, no overdubs, no compression or EQ.”

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”There's a quality to Baron's singing, an unfiltered honesty that's as refreshing as an early morning snowfall and fulfilling as a heartfelt compliment... Baron lays bare each lyric, exploring the soft folds of ‘Not While I'm Around', the self-delusional satisfaction of ‘The Lies Of Handsome Men', and the crushing despair of ‘A House Is Not A Home' with unilateral finesse.” —JazzTimes Magazine

“Over 15,000 jazz fans were treated to the debut of singer Christy Baron. Christy and her first rate band presented a great set of standards and new material highlighted by her dynamic vocals and great swinging arrangements.” —Festival Productions, Playboy Jazz Festival

“...A soulful and insightful interpreter of both standards and more recent songs.” —LA Jazz Scene

“Our knees turned to butter after a couple of tracks on “Take This Journey”... —Boston Globe

“Christy nails it..

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Albums

Bingo
Bingo
Soundbrush Records
2005
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Take This Journey
Take This Journey
Chesky Records
2003
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Take This Journey
Chesky Records
2002
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[no cover]
Steppin`
Chesky Records
2000
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[no cover]
I Thought About You
Chesky Records
1997
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