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, she makes wise… 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, she makes wise… Abbey Lincoln Jazz
Music Review

A Turtle's Dream (1995)

EW's GRADE
A-

Details Lead Performance: Abbey Lincoln; Genre: Jazz

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 Jun 16, 1995 Published in issue #279 Jun 16, 1995 Order article reprints
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