“The voice
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151126 Shemekia Copeland jazz news

Blues always — She went to Nashville to record her new album, and the American singer doesn’t disappoint us.

Album after album, and since her much talked-about debut 17 years ago, Shemekia Copeland is establishing herself as the voice of contemporary blues. Even better, with Outskirts Of Love (which signs her return to Alligator), Johnny Copeland’s daughter goes one step further as she assembles a classy repertoire (Jesse Winchester, Albert King, John Fogerty and her father precisely), a pertinent casting (Alvin Youngblood Heart, Robert Randolph, Billy Gibbons who escaped the ZZ Tops) and a slick production […]

By Bruno Guermonprez in Jazz News (French), who rates the album as “Essential.”

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