Stephanie Johnson, Hot House
CORNELIA STREET UNDERGROUND / SEPTEMBER 4
Interpreting lyrics with vulnerability and the same deliberate articulation she uses to render harmony and feel, Kris Adams invites listeners on a deeply personal journey. The vocalist, lyricist and educator loves every note she delivers, She has performed and collaborated with a number of noted artists from Joe Lovano, Wayne Escoffery and Jay Leonhart to Jonathan Kreisberg, Kevin Hays and Gregory Hutchinson. The forthcoming release of We Should Have Danced: The Music of Steve Prosser (Jazzbird Records, 2018), Kris’ fourth CD as a leader, promises an equally personal exploration of her late former husband’s artistry. The album features Steve’s original music, lyrics and poetic sketches reinterpreted by Kris and arranged by Tim Ray. Her record release performance date features Ray, Paul Del Naro and Fernando Brandao.