By Simon Sweetman, Off The Tracks

Born in Germany, educated in both Europe and the United States and raised in a bilingual house, jazz vocalist Kristiana Roemer shows serious chops, great songwriting ideas and subtle envelope-pushing on a debut album that recalls mid-period Joni Mitchell one minute (the opening, title track) and takes me back to the new ways into jazz singing that I heard from the likes of Patricia Barber (Beauty Is A Wound) and Kurt Elling (Virgin Soil). Read more here.



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