My Shining Hour
Label: SBE Records
My Shining Hour; Crammin' Crepes with Cathi at the Cock-a-Doodle Cafe; Go in Peace; Speak Your Love; Home; Perfect Rendezvous; Dreams of a Life; Summertime in October; Song of Sandra; Invitation; Song of Happy; A Love That's Real; What You See Is What You Get.
Jennifer Lee, lead and background vocals, piano, guitar; Carey Williams, lead and background vocals; Peter Sprague, guitar; Adam Shulman, Murray Low, piano; Bob Magnusson, Gunnar Biggs, Buca (Bootza) Necak, Justin Grinnell, bass; Duncan Moore, drums; Tommy Aros, John Santos, percussion; Rich Kuhns, accordion; Randy Brecker, flugelhorn; Steve Dillard, trumpet; Tripp Sprague, tenor saxophone; Mads Tolling, Bridge Dolkas, Healy Henderson, violin; Pam Jacobson, viola; Rudy Stein, Eric Moore, cello; Anita Wardell, Shanna Carlson, Linda Kosut, background vocals.
My Shining Hour, Jennifer’s third collaboration with guitarist Peter Sprague marks a turning point in her career as she steps fully into her role as songwriter. Eleven of the thirteen tracks are Jennifer’s original compositions – a showcase of her skill and breadth in this arena. From heart-rending ballads, to swingers worthy of the Great American Songbook, to lush bossa novas and a stirring tango, My Shining Hour is a colorful tapestry of inspired and inspiring music. Two of the tracks feature the gorgeous, resonant voice of Jennifer’s life partner (and sometimes muse) Carey Williams in duet with Jennifer. Soulful, uplifting, poignant, tender, wistful, heartbreaking, cathartic, transformative, whimsical, playful, psychedelic – these are just a few of the words that describe this dynamic new recording.