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Label: Self Produced
Beautiful love; Misty roses; Follow me; The nearness of you; You'd be so nice to come home to; Can't help falling in love; Teach me tonight; I talk to the wind; I thought about you; Old devil moon; You must believe in spring.
Fleur Stevenson: vocals; Pete Billington: piano; Raph Mizraki: double bass; Simon Price: drums.
Described by her mentor Claire Martin OBE as “A wonderful singer with a great musical ear and natural jazz feel.'', Fleur Stevenson presents Follow Me, the follow up to her warmly received EP. Throughout this thoughtful collection, Fleur’s sparkling delivery, honey coated vocal tone and deep affinity with the jazz idiom offer a refreshing take on both familiar and lesser known jazz standards. Highlights include an uptempo samba arrangement of King Crimson’s ‘I Talk to the Wind’ and a tender jazz ballad treatment of the Presley classic ‘Can’t Help Falling in Love’. A treat for fans of first class, straight ahead vocal jazz delivered by one of the UK’s fastest rising stars and an exceptional supporting band. Reviews: ''Fleur Stevenson's Follow Me is incredibly easy on the ears. The musicality and arrangements are good, and Stevenson is in possession of a voice which has power - yet she has the control to drop down to a caress in a heart-beat. And she can scat; boy, can she scat! There is attention to detail in every track and very clear nods to the composers, yet each number is also imbued with originality. The musicians are allowed to sparkle and shine with intensity on occasion which shows a generosity in arrangement redolent of the original performances. This album is class, it has style and it is an up-lifter of spirits. Follow Me? I think a good number of music lovers will do just that." Sammy Stein, Something Else
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