July 07, 2006

Marilyn Scott teams up with George Duke again for another stellar CD.

Match a classic song stylist with a deep love for jazz, blues, soul, timeless melodies and lyrics, and a magical genre-defying transcendence can't help but blossom. Over the course of eight previous recordings, Marilyn Scott has established herself as one of contemporary music's premiere singer/songwriters - carrying on a quiet but steady love affair with the great American songbook. Her rendition of "The Look Of Love," from 1998's 'Avenues of Love' earned producer George Duke a Grammy nomination for best arrangement with a vocal, and earlier recordings feature stunning versions of the classics, "The Summer Knows," "You Don't Know Me" and "You Don't Know What Love Is."

The more things change, the more they stay the same. Or maybe its the other way around. In either case, with Innocent of Nothing, this gloriously gifted vocalist, songwriter and musical stylist par excellence has fashioned a stunning collection of ten tracks that manages to sound at the same time fresh and familiar, instantly recognizable and utterly unique.

Embarking on a trademark blend of jazz accents, blues intensity and pure passionate soul, this Cd also takes Marilyn into some thrilling new sonic realms, with original songs and inspired covers that speak directly to the hopes and fears, the wisdom and folly, of contemporary life. The result is one of the most evocative and elegant offerings of the artist's extraodrinary recording career.

Produced by no one other than living legend George Duke, this unmissable CD also has, as special guests, musicians of the caliber of Patrice Rushen, Vinnie Colaiuta, Jimmy Haslip/Russell Ferrante (The Yellowjackets) and Russ Fowler, to name just a few.

Listen: www.myspace.com/marilynscottmusic

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