By Jon Garelick, JAZZIZ
Some singers grab you as much — maybe more — through their music than their voice. Take Kristiana Roemer. Born in Germany, educated in Europe and the United States, and seasoned as a jazz singer in Brooklyn, Roemer has a warm, lovely voice, phrases intelligently and knows how to float a sustained, quiet high note without strain. But you’re as likely to be taken with her unusual arrangements, the room she makes for her superb players, and her eclectic material. Put it this way: How many singers would choose to end a song with a guitar solo? Read more here.