Donna Kimura

Donna Kimura

Sandy Dennison is a wise woman.On her debut CD, "Love You Madly," she sings 11 evergreens by Duke Ellington and his assorted collaborators. The choice of material is evi…
Three years in the making, K.J. Denhert’s "Girl Like Me" offers a satisfying blend of first-rate originals and some unexpected covers.Described on the CD as an urban fol…
The Westport Art Ensemble (WEA) is a Kansas City-based jazz quintet that focuses on new music.The band is made up of Jake Blanton, guitar; Josh Sclar, tenor and alto sax…
Fifty selections from Jay McShann and his Orchestra have been assembled in the two-disc collection "Jumpin’ The Blues" from England's Proper Records.Dating between 1941 …
Sixteen recordings from piano virtuoso Eliane Elias have been assembled in this enjoyable collection.An artist who uniquely bridges classical and jazz music, Elias has a…
Crooner Michael Buble lends his talents to seven original songs from the movie "Totally Blonde."Called "Totally Buble," this companion soundtrack showcases the 25-year-o…
Dianne Reeves has put together a solid 10-song set of standards."A Little Moonlight" is a straightforward collection that showcases Reeves’ fine, soulful voice. She kick…
Like an ever-dependable mail carrier, Abbey Lincoln always delivers.The singer has a long history of consistently superb recordings, and "It’s Me," her latest and 10th a…
The often-overlooked vocalist Gloria Lynne made a series of bold, luscious recordings in the early 1960s.Her music, full of pop pageantry and soulful drama, was a fittin…
Vocalist Carolyn Graye’s second CD cooks at a slow, gentle simmer."Songs" is a quiet, intimate recording. There’s not a trumpet, saxophone, guitar, bass or drum to be fo…