The release of "U-PHORIA", which should result in Cecil McBee

getting more recognition for his composing, is a superior showcase for

Verena McBee’s musical talents.

It is recommended to listeners who enjoy hearing adventurous jazz singers.

                                                                 
                                                                        Scott Yanow,
                                                               Jazz Journalist / Historian
 
 

U-Phoria

Verena McBee

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Jazz vocalist Verena McBee's album U-PHORIA contains all music by jazz bassist and GRAMMY award winner Cecil McBee. The bassist and composer sees his new work U-PHORIA debuted in the voice of Verena McBee and her quintet with himself as conductor and director. U-PHORIAs nine tracks inhabit a wide landscape of modern tonal palettes, lyrical whimsy and anticipated delights. Verena's lyrics to these compositions give twists and turns and a real lift to one's emotions. This joy echoed by all those creating is abundant throughout the recording. Verena McBee - Vocals Gabriel Dowdy-Terracciano - Violin Christian Contreras -Sopr. & Tenor Sax Billy Test - Piano Zwelakhe Dumas Bell LePere - Bass Jon Di Fiore - Drums

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  1. 1 Sweet Things 02:55 Info
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  2. 2 Compassion(s) 05:12 Info
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  3. 3 Close to you alone 09:40 Info
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  4. 4 Cat's out of the bag ! 03:52 Info
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  5. 5 LadyBuGG 07:18 Info
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  6. 6 Song of Her 08:14 Info
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  7. 7 Slippin' & Slidin' 07:26 Info
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  8. 8 All About You 08:13 Info
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  9. 9 U-PHORIA 06:03 Info
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"Can't help it" is quiet a debut for Verena McBee,
making one look forward to what is coming next."

Scott Yanow,
Jazz Journalist / Historian / Author

"Can't help it !"

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Verena McBee - Vocals * Billy Test - Piano * Zwelakhe Dumas Bell Le Pere - Double Bass * Brian Woodruff - Drums

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  1. 1 Princess Lioness 03:56 Info
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  2. 2 Taking A Chance On Love 05:51 Info
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  3. 3 The Man I Love 08:53 Info
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  4. 4 Love Me Or Leave Me 04:41 Info
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  5. 5 Take The 'A'-Train 05:32 Info
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  6. 6 Ich Bin Von Kopf Bis Fuss Auf Liebe Eingestellt / Falling in Love again ( Can't help it ! ) 07:32 Info
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  7. 7 Agua Dulce 08:58 Info
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  8. 8 Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered 05:24 Info
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  9. 9 Ain't Misbehavin' 04:19 Info
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  10. 10 Nature Boy / Don't Ask Me ('Immigration-Song' ) 09:56 Info
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