ALISON BURNS, smoky bittersweet jazz singer par excellence and a new name on the jazz scene, releases her debut cd, ‘KISSING BUG’. Discovered by the virtuoso guitarist Martin Taylor the album features a veritable A list of musicians including Grammy nominated guitarist Martin Taylor (Peggy Lee, Jamie Cullum), Mercury Prize nominee and trumpet player Guy Barker (Lena Horne, Sting), pianist David Newton (Stacey Kent, Claire Teal), bassist Ewen Vernal (Eddie Reader) and accordionist Jack Emblow (KD Lang, Elton John). ‘Kissing Bug’ features some great jazz songs from down the ages all given the gorgeous vocal treatment by Alison.
Track Listing:1. Kissing Bug 2. You’d Be So Nice To Come Home To 3. The Good Life 4. But Not For Me 5. Love Me Or Leave Me 6. Cry Me A River 7. No Moon At All 8. By Myself 9. Too Good To Be True 10. Shadow of Your Smile 11. Can’t Help Loving That Man 12. The Thrill is Gone 13. The Way You Look Tonight
Credits: Alison Burns (vocals), Martin Taylor (guitar), Guy Barker (trumpet), David Newton (piano/keyboards), Jack Emblow (accordion), Ewen Vernal (double bass), Marcus Ford (nylon string on Shadow of your Smile), James Taylor (drums)
“a collection of classic jazz torch songs set to race up the charts” – Daily Express
“Impressive….superb throughout” – Crescendo Magazine
“a triumphant debut…a voice full of confidence and authority” – China Sunday Morning Post