Ellen Johnson | Chinchilla Serenade

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Chinchilla Serenade

by Ellen Johnson

Jazz Journal International called it "high quality jazz music that blends the jazz singing tradition with a contemporary outlook suberbly performed by consummate artists".
Genre: Jazz: Jazz Vocals
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1. Who Will Buy?
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2. Yesterdays
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3. A Child Is Born
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4. Samba Ulla
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5. You Turned the Tables On Me
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6. Se Todos Fossem Iguas A Voce ( Someone To Light Up My Life)
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7. Chinchilla Serenade
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8. Freedom
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9. Time After TIme
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10. Goin Home
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
This is the follow up to Ellen's first CD "Too Good To Title" and features a variety of songs with a contemporary twist. Once again Ms Johnson manages to delight us to her unique versions of standards while bursting out with exciting Brazilian rhythms mixed with inspiring gospel settings and original compositions.

Bruce Crowther of Jazz Journal International called this CD "high quality jazz music that blends the jazz singing tradition with a contemporary outlook and is all superbly performed by consummate artists".
Arnaldo Desouteiro of the Tribuna Bis Rio De Janeiro said of Ms Johnson: "Superb technique and strong emotional expression incorporating dramatic effects on the same level as Mark Murphy and improvises with the mannerisms of Urszula Dudziak".

Ellen's interply with her accompanists, which include piano, bass, guitar, drums, percussion, saxophone, trumpet, trombone, and clarinet is exemplary. There is an exhilarating wordless harmony with guitarist Peter Sprague on "Samba Ulla" , a vivid bass and voice interaction on "You Turned the Tables on Me" and a seamless version of "Time After Time" by Cyndi Lauper reminisent of the Miles Davis interpretation.

Ellen has managed to gain critical recognition for both of her CD's being selected as Editior's Choice in Cadence Magazine and the shortlist for top vocal albums in Jazz Journal International 1999.


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Bruce Crowther - Jazz Journal International

In terms of quality, this set is a shining example of how good today's singers c
I recommend it to you for its superb musical qualities...Johnson's interplay with her accompanists is exemplary...her vocal style is varied, intimate where appropriate, excitingly swinging where needed with emotional depths...

Yvette Lyons

'Chinchilla Serenade' by Ellen Johnson is a jazz lovers MUST. A wonderful varie
'Chinchilla Serenade' by Ellen Johnson is a jazz lovers MUST! It is compiled of a wonderful variety of songs, along with the beautiful and soothing sound of Ellen Johnson's voice. The combination of great muscianship on the part of Ellen and her jazz musicians makes this CD a top choice of mine.

ANTHONY MORENO/A.M.E.ENTERTAINMENT

a cd with validity and depth
Chinchilla Serenade contains amazing vocals,her musicians compliment each other amazingly,a wonderful jazz cd, a collection of poetry in motion,validity,depth, I highly recommend it.

Linda Castro

lyrically fun, musically balanced and wild at the same time - good jazz.
Wonderful variety of songs that still complement each other and make for a great listening experience. Amazing vocals! Loved this CD!

Victoria Lynn

Jazz lovers - THIS is a CD for you!
This CD has everything - great vocals and musicianship and a wide variety of tunes for every taste. I highly recommend this CD! Great singing AND production, Ellen!