oming Forth by Day.
Cassandra Wilson has earned deep respect as one of our greatest jazz vocalists, not least for her often left-field vision about new musical turf to transform. The fearless singer-guitarist-pianist made her mark flowing free with New York avant-jazz heavies such as bassist Dave Holland and Steve Coleman’s art-funk ensemble M-Base Collective, then evolved into a jazz standards interpreter for a spell, and eventually found a fruitful niche in a series of discs reworking vintage country blues and folk. Along with other projects involving original compositions steeped in soul, rock dynamics and hip-hop sampling techniques, she’s used her shape-shifting abilities to bring out beautifully unusual angles on just about any new musical turf she traverses. Her most recent album is the 2015 Billie Holiday tribute, C