Norma Winstone 'a Time Remembered: The Music Of Bill Evans' at The Yard
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British jazz singer and lyricist Norma Winstone was born in London and first attracted attention in the late sixties, when she shared the bill at Ronnie Scott’s club with Roland Kirk. Although she was known initially for evolving her own wordless approach to improvisation, her extraordinary versatility means she is equally at home with the standards repertoire, performing with small groups, orchestras and big bands.
She joined Mike Westbrook, Michael Garrick and sang with John Surman, Kenny Wheeler, Mike Gibbs and John Taylor, and worked extensively with many of the major European names and visiting Americans. In 1971 she was voted top singer in the Melody Maker Jazz Poll and subsequently recorded her own album, Edge of Time, for Decca, which although long deleted has now been re-released on the Dusk Fire label....