Music: New Jazz Records

Too-hoo-hoo

I am just a little girl

Who's looking for a little boy

Who's looking for a girl to love.

The voice is full-bodied and rich, the diction faultless, the rhythm and phrasing reminiscent of Ella Fitzgerald. To a casual record store browser it might signify the most exciting new popular singing talent to come along in years. But the voice is not new. It belongs to a great lieder singer, a standout oratorio performer (Beethoven's Missa Solemnis, Handel's Messiah), and a star of such operas as La Gioconda and Medea. The singer: Eileen...

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