Jazz delivered with class and restraint

Catherine Russell came to solo recording late after a thriving career as a backup singer, including performing with the late David Bowie.

But the 63-year-old has caught up with a vengeance, releasing six beautifully calibrated albums that have established her as a fine interpreter of classic blues and jazz.

Please or to continue reading the full article. Learn more about ST PREMIUM.

Enjoy unlimited access to ST's best work

  • Exclusive stories and features on multiple devices
  • In-depth analyses and opinion pieces
  • ePaper and award-winning multimedia content
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 04, 2019, with the headline 'Jazz delivered with class and restraint'. Print Edition | Subscribe