Cassandra Wilson: Coming Forth By Day (Vinyl LP)

Cassandra Wilson: Coming Forth By Day (Vinyl LP)

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Double vinyl LP pressing. 2015 album by the jazz vocalist/musician/songwriter. Coming Forth By Day is a musical homage to legendary jazz vocalist Billie Holiday on the 100th anniversary of the singer's birth. The album was produced by Nick Launay, known as Nick Cave's producer for the last decade among many other adventurous credits. Wilson recorded the music at Seedy Underbelly studios in Los Angeles at Seedy Underbelly studios, accompanied by an A list musical team including producer Launay, guitarists T Bone Burnett and Nick Zinner of the Yeah, Yeah, Yeahs, string arranger Van Dyke Parks and rhythm section The Bad Seeds (drummer Thomas Wydler and bassist Martyn P. Casey). Wilson is a leading American Jazz has who has received many awards and accolades, including: two Grammys (1996, Best Jazz Vocal Performance; 2009, Best Jazz Vocal Album);Down Beat's Female Jazz Vocalist of the Year (1994-1996); the Montreal International Jazz Festival's Miles Davis Prize (1999); named America's Best Singer in Time magazine (2001); honorary doctorate in the Arts from Millsaps College (2003); added to the Mississippi Blues Trail (2010); and taken home the BET Soul Train Award (2011, Best Traditional Jazz Album). Don't Explain, Billie's Blues, Crazy He Calls Me, You Go To My Head, All Of Me, The Way You Look Tonight, Good Morning Heartache, What A Little Moonlight Can Do, These Foolish Things, Strange Fruit, I'll Be Seeing You, Last Song (For Lester)