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A Turtle's Dream Abbey Lincoln, now in her 60s, is finally making records that capture her capabilities as a jazz singer-songwriter. Unhurried, sagacious, and original,...A Turtle's DreamJazz Abbey Lincoln, now in her 60s, is finally making records that capture her capabilities as a jazz singer-songwriter. Unhurried, sagacious, and original,...1995-06-16
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A Turtle's Dream

Genre: Jazz; Lead Performer: Abbey Lincoln; Producer (group): Verve; Status: In Season

Abbey Lincoln, now in her 60s, is finally making records that capture her capabilities as a jazz singer-songwriter. Unhurried, sagacious, and original, she makes wise use of her limited vocal range on A Turtle’s Dream. At her most penetrating, as on ”Throw It Away,” she offers not just entertainment, but a kind of spiritual nourishment. A-

Originally posted June 16 1995 — 12:00 AM EDT

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