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Artist: Matassa, Greta
Title: Portrait
Format: CD
Catalog Number:82782
Barcode:805558278228 itemnumber=1000123707
Price: $15.98  (All prices include domestic shipping.)
Release Date: 6/21/2019
Availability: In Stock
Additional Musical Category Notes:
Vocalist with Jazz Quartet 

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Promotional Info
National performances; 340 US radio and press contacts services including JazzWeek reporting stations

"Echoing Rosie Clooney's natural warmth and Nancy Wilson's impeccable phrasing, Matassa moves from triumph to triumph" -Christopher Loudon, Jazz Times. Several years in the making, vocalist Greta Matassa's 6th recording for Origin is a loving assemblage of her quintet's best material in recent years. A documentation of the work she and her wonderful band have developed on stage over countless performances, and dedicated to her late father James Goehle. A painter and jazz lover, Goehle's faith in and enthusiastic support of his daughter's talents as a teen, inspired and sustained her career in music. The painting on the cover is his portrait of Greta's mother. Greta has been a dominate fixture on Northwest stages for decades and with more recent touring, including sold out dates at New York's Dizzy's Club, and tours of Russia, Singapore, Hawaii, and Japan, Greta's sound is continually reaching new audiences. "Greta Matassa...Soulful...Soul filled...Pocket Diva...Groove Queen...Scats like nobody's business! She is the real deal, baby!" - Carmen Bradford

Track Listing
[5:02]  Pieces of Dreams 

[3:38]  To Make You Feel My Love 

[4:43]  The Shining Sea

[5:11]  Prelude to a Kiss   

[4:06]  If You Never Fall in Love With Me 

[5:01]  Down Here on the Ground 

[4:17]  That Day (from Cinema Paradiso)

[3:43]  The Beat of My Heart 

[4:29]  The One Who Loves the Most / Softly as I Leave You

[4:33]  Gone with the Wind

[5:27]  Just for a Thrill 

[4:43]  Baubles Bangles and Beads 

[7:46]  Lush Life

Performers on this Album
Greta Matassa - vocals
Darin Clendenin - piano
Clipper Anderson - bass
Mark Ivester - drums
Alexey Nikolaev - saxophones
Additional Technical Information Available For This Album
Release Format: CD         
Original Recording Location: David Lange Studios, Edgewood, WA
Original Recording Engineer: David Lange
Mastering Facility: Ross Nyberg Mastering, Issaquah, WA
Mastering Engineer: Ross Nyberg
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