Assandra Wilson

COMPOSERS: Assandra Wilson
WORKS: Song Book
PERFORMER: Wilson (vcl) with various groups including Mulgrew Miller (p); Lonnie Plaxico (b); Mark Johnson, Terri Lynne Carrington (d)
CATALOGUE NO: 514026-2 (distr. Polygram)
Wilson still remains the best jazz singer to have emerged in the alst quarter-century. However, sometimes her attempts to move the tradition have suffered at the expense of content, but this first-class compilation balances the ledger. Stuart Nicholson