Cassandra Wilson

Cassandra Wilson

On the surface, the elements of thunderbird, the inimitable vocalist Cassandra Wilson’s seventh album for Blue Note, may seem familiar to those listeners who have embraced her past albums going back to 1993’s Blue Light ‘Til Dawn and the Grammy Award-winning New Moon Daughter. Pop songs, classic blues, folk ballads and jazz sensibilities all find common ground with Cassandra’s honeyed vocals wrapped around them. But immediately upon first listen to thunderbird, an entirely new dimension makes itself known. Primal, warmly intimate and extremely detailed... more