Full Album of 9 Tracks on 180g 33-1/3rpm Vinyl LP Plus Bonus 12" 45rpm 180g Vinyl with 3 Tracks!
Lush Life is Jacintha's third album for Groove Note, and her first with strings. Very popular in her native Singapore, she's beginning to get a worldwide reputation, and this release demonstrates why: her voice is lovely, with clear diction and expressive, naturalistic phrasing. She draws the listener into a warm intimacy from the first track, "Boulevard of Broken Dreams", a rarely-covered and beautiful song with the perfect rainy-night-in-Paris ambience supplied by Frank Marocco on accordian.
Lush Life features the silky background of a full string section as well as the superb instrumental artistry of Bill Cunliffe (piano), Anthony Wilson (guitar) and Dmitri Matheny (flugelhorn) in several highlighted solos. With a listener and radio-friendly program that includes Harlem Nocturne, Summertime, The Shadow Of Your Smile, Boulevard Of Broken Dreams, Black Coffee, Manha de Carnaval, and September Song, this recording by the intimate and sensual-voiced Jacintha is one of her best selling albums ever!