Chip Deffaa
February 23, 2001 AT 05:00 AM EST

The Calling: Celebrating Sarah Vaughan

type
Music
Current Status
In Season
performer
Dianne Reeves
Producers
Blue Note
genre
Jazz

We gave it an A-

There isn’t a weak track on this impeccably sung tribute. Reeves’ pairing with impish trumpeter-vocalist Clark Terry on ”I Hadn’t Anyone Till You” is great fun. But she packs the strongest punch on a tune Vaughan never recorded: ”A Chamada.” Haunting, inspired, and freer than she is on the great lady’s signature songs, her wordless vocal truly evokes Vaughan’s legacy. A-

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