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Jazz meets acoustic pop on this world music CD showcasing exceptional female vocalists from the USA and Canada.
Women of Jazz displays the originality and artistry of 10 exceptional female vocalists from North America. The collection offers amazingly talented artists from several eras – legends who have inspired today’s generation, stars of the contemporary jazz world and young women just starting to make their mark on jazz history. It includes original songs alongside classic 1920s ballads and Broadway show tunes. A fascinating insight into the creativity of today’s female jazz artists, their songs often combine jazz with unexpected influences such as rhythm and blues and country ballads.
World Music record label Putumayo is committed to helping communities in the countries where the music originates and have contributed more than one million dollars to non-profit organisations around the world.