Lizz Wright: Sultry Soul and Jazz

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  • "My Heart"
  • "This Is"
  • "When I Fall"
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Southern singer Lizz Wright crafts a distinct mixture of jazz, folk, gospel, and R&B, but she's been most widely celebrated as a rising star in the jazz world.

Wright got her start as part of a Billie Holiday tribute, but soon broke out on her own with the hit albums Salt and Dreaming Wide Awake. Built around her gospel-trained contralto, Wright's new disc (The Orchard) has critics talking again: Largely self-penned, the pitch-perfect disc sounds like a career milestone.

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  • Album: Dreaming Wide Awake
  • Artist: Lizz Wright
  • Label: Verve
 

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  • Album: Orchard
  • Artist: Lizz Wright
  • Label: Jazz
  • Released: 2008
 

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