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Sasha Dobson in Studio on World Cafe - 11/21/2006

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Sasha Dobson: Jazz with Many Twists

Sasha Dobson: Jazz with Many Twists

Sasha Dobson in Studio on World Cafe - 11/21/2006

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Set List

  • "Without You"
  • "Four Leaf Clover"
  • "Modern Romance"

Singer-songwriter Sasha Dobson carries on in the jazz tradition of past greats like Ella Fitzgerald, with a sultry voice and extensive performance experience, but she remains an unconventional performer. Now 26, Dobson has been performing professionally since she was 16, in the process crafting a unique fusion of Brazilian and American jazz.

The daughter of notable jazz musicians (pianist Smith Dobson and singer Gail Dobson) Sasha Dobson has the genes and a strong musical foundation to make powerful, uplifting music. With 10 years of professional experience under her belt — she's long performed with the Dobson Family Band and the Chris Byars Octet — Dobson likely has amazing success ahead of her. Modern Romance, Dobson's new album, is a fine collection of originals and genre-bending covers of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs' "Modern Romance" and Duke Ellington's "Mood Indigo."

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