No “Vanity” Here: Jackie Ryan, Denise Donatelli, Lisa Sokolov, Kat Edmonson AllAboutJazz.com

Written by J Hunter

No “Vanity” Here: Jackie Ryan, Denise Donatelli, Lisa Sokolov, Kat Edmonson

“Donatelli is in the band, not with the band or singing in front of the band. She doesn’t sing songs as much as she shapes them, with a big-as-all-outdoors range that is another brush for Keezer to paint with. Every piece she touches has the confidence of someone who’s making an initial, defining statement. Combined with Keezer’s acumen as a producer and arranger, that makes for one glorious date.” …more