Liz Ashton

Liz Ashton

Ely jazz vocalist Liz Ashton's long-held ambition to record a Brazilian CD has just come to fruition.

Her previous two CDs reflected the early influences of Julie London, Marion Montgomery, Blossom Dearie and Chet Baker, but the beguiling enchantment of the bossa~nova, and in particular, the music of Brazilian composer, Antônio Carlos Jobim, fired her desire to record an album with the accent firmly on Brazil.

A chance meeting with Britain's amazing "Sirius B" gave Liz the authentic, vib …