New Music Review: Delilah, Sarah +1: A Tribute to Sarah Vaughan

April 3, 2015 5:55 PM

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The problem with reviewing a set of songs recorded by an unknown vocalist, especially when the majority of songs were made popular by one of the greatest jazz singers of all time, is it's simply too easy to pick the songs apart and find fault in the smallest details. The initial saving grace for this four-track EP is the present singer's choice to make it a tribute record, aptly titled, Sarah +1: A Tribute to Sarah Vaughan.

According to the Canadian recording artist, Delilah, Vaughan's career has a certain synergy that's not far off from her own -- Delilah's music career had its humble beginnings in jazz and has evolved to include American Standards, whereas Vaughan sang American Standards with Earl Hines' big band bef...

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