Highly awarded jazz vocalist Alexis Cole has created many albums of her gifts an s a sultry jazz singer, but this new album is unique. Alexis went through basic training to become a jazz singer for eh US Army and toured with the West Point Band’s Jazz Knights and was ‘in the service’ until 2016 when she blossomed on the stages of many venues and founded JazzVoice.com – an online educational community with singing classes and private lessons from some of the top names in vocal jazz.
On this recording she is accompanied by a large ensemble of musicians and the tracks are Joy Spring, Pure Imagination, How Long Has This Been Going On, All Blues, Estate, Across the Universe, Triste, Ask Me Now, Social Call, New York State of Mind, Love Is Here To Stay, and American Anthem
Alexis delves into the heart of each number, honoring not only the composer but also the art of her accompanying musicians, and the result – taking flight and sweeping us along with her. This is music for elevation! Grady Harp, November 21