Amy Cervini Quartet – Famous Blue (2007)

Amy Cervini Quartet - Famous Blue (2007)
Artist: Amy Cervini Quartet
Album: Famous Blue
Year Of Release: 2007
Format: FLAC (tracks)
01. Because I Told You So
02. How He Sings
03. Sliding Down
04. Famous Blue Raincoat
05. No Moon At All
06. Mushaboom
07. Extraordinary Machine
08. Don’t Fence Me In
09. Don’t Explain
10. Holiday


The ACQ (Amy Cervini Quartet) is an exciting addition to the New York City jazz scene, stretching the boundaries of traditional vocal jazz repertoire and creating new sounds.

Their debut album features songs by Leonard Cohen, Jonatha Brooke, Edgar Meyer, Fiona Apple, Leslie Feist, Weezer, a new young composer/arranger/producer Oded Lev-Ari and some standard jazz repertoire by Cole Porter and Billie Holiday.

Amy Cervini is a regular at New York clubs including Birdland, The 55 Bar, The Knitting Factory, The Jazz Standard, Cornelia Street Café and Joe’s Pub. She has also appeared at numerous clubs and concert halls around the world; from Toronto to Tel-Aviv. Ms. Cervini is currently a member of the New York-based vocal jazz group, Monday Off that released their long awaited, self-titled sophmore CD in December 2006. Amy has also been featured as a back-up vocalist with the New York band Pharaoh’s Daughter.

Amy made her Carnegie Hall debut in 2002 singing with the New York Pops Orchestra as part of their 25th Anniversary Gala Celebration. She shared the stage with Bucky Pizzarelli, Christine Ebersole, Peter Appleyard and sang in the debut performance of a selection from a new musical written by Kathie Lee Gifford. Ms. Cervini also premiered the part of “Obum” in Patricia Burgess’ jazz opera, “Reflections of the Watermoon” at New York City’s Merkin Hall. Amy is also a member of Numinous+, a group conducted by Joseph Phillips and featuring his compositions.

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