Cassandra Wilson
Features // 2 Articles
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.

Double Standards
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.

//Mixed media

TIFF 2017: 'The Shape of Water'

// Notes from the Road

"The Shape of Water comes off as uninformed political correctness, which is more detrimental to its cause than it is progressive.

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