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Sunday, August 12 2012

Cassandra Wilson: Still a "Jazz" Singer As She Roams Far Afield

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.

Tuesday, December 16 2008

The Best Jazz of 2008

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.


Monday, April 6 2015

Billie Holiday at 100: Still an Inspiration

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.

Wednesday, July 16 2008

Double Standards

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?


Sunday, February 20 2011

Cassandra Wilson: Silver Pony

The pazz/jop contralto’s latest—live and studio tracks mixed together with too little distinction.

Monday, June 8 2009

Cassandra Wilson: Closer to You: The Pop Side

A compilation of pop covers by jazz's most idiosyncratic, ingenious singer.

Thursday, June 12 2008

Cassandra Wilson: Loverly

On her exciting new release, Loverly, Cassandra Wilson further solidifies her status as not only the most brilliant jazz singer of her generation, but one of the New South’s most provocative voices.

Thursday, April 13 2006

Cassandra Wilson: Thunderbird

The alt-jazz diva gets T Boned.

Thursday, April 18 2002

Cassandra Wilson: Belly of the Sun

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