Donna Kimura

Donna Kimura

Sarah Brooks brings a warm earthiness to her music.With a rich voice that seems to drip with experience, she lets songs flow out of her much like the way Bonnie Raitt do…
Singer Sony Holland has created some buzz around Nashville. Her debut CD with the Dennis Burnside Trio aims to spread to word beyond Tennessee.Holland has a warm, appeal…
Singer Carol Duboc’s second CD is called "Duboc," a fitting title considering the Kansas City native wrote or co-wrote the majority of songs, arranged and produced the albu…
Jazz Menagerie is a fitting name for a new San Francisco-based ensemble. On its debut CD, "Just Hold Me," the group offers a mellow mix of songs."We chose the name Jazz …
Take note of Rebecca Martin. With "Middlehope," her new collection of ballads, she is poised to win over both folk and jazz listeners.Martin, a singer-songwriter who has…
The story goes that Dee Daniels sang her first church solo at age 9, honed her style in the era of R&B and then came to fruition during a five-year stay in Europe.This m…
After more than a dozen albums to her name, Meredith d’Ambrosio has released her first CD made up entirely of her own material.She wrote all the lyrics as well as music …
Singer-songwriter Jen Chapin and bassist Stephan Crump make their recording debut as a duo on "Open Wide."Performing 10 original compositions by Chapin, the pair deliver…
Nnenna Freelon is on a roll.Her last CD, "Soulcall," earned a pair of Grammy nominations, the fourth and fifth of her 10-year recording career.As a follow-up, Freelon…
Carmen McRae had a voice made for ballads, sad ones.It was like an eggshell, simultaneously tough and fragile. This unique quality comes through on the CD release of "Bi…