Columns // 2 Articles
Reviews // 5 Articles
Cassandra Wilson: Still a "Jazz" Singer As She Roams Far Afield
12 Aug 2012 // 6:10 PM
Cassandra Wilson, the unconventional singer, changes it up with Another Country and talks about what it means to be a “jazz” musician finding a distinctive voice.
The Best Jazz of 2008
16 Dec 2008 // 3:00 PM
More than ever, the best jazz is coming from small labels, and more than ever the best draws a decent slice from the dynamics of rock and pop music without itself being a commercial venture.
Billie Holiday at 100: Still an Inspiration
6 Apr 2015 // 9:30 PM
On Billie Holiday's centennial, her influence remains everywhere in music. Jazz singers Cassandra Wilson and Jose James, have new tributes out on Blue Note.
16 Jul 2008 // 6:00 PM
What does it say about our time and place that our two boldest -- maybe best -- jazz singers, Patricia Barber and Cassandra Wilson, are returning to singing standards again?
Cassandra Wilson: Silver Pony
20 Feb 2011 // 4:00 PM
The pazz/jop contralto’s latest—live and studio tracks mixed together with too little distinction.
Cassandra Wilson: Closer to You: The Pop Side
8 Jun 2009 // 5:00 PM
A compilation of pop covers by jazz's most idiosyncratic, ingenious singer.