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Sounds Like: Eva Cassidy, Adelle, Regina Specktor, Norah Jones, Ella Fitzgerald
Label: heatherthorntonmusic, Saunders Street Records
Bio: When people discover Heather Thornton they will give a quick nod to her obvious vocal gifts. However, when they see her LIVE (be it as a soloist, a duet or an ensemble), a new fan is born. She is beautiful and witty, warm and thought provoking and always great fun. I never tire of watching audien...See Full Bio
: What an amazing week! I had two sisters, two nieces, and a nephew staying at my house for a visit and it was THE... http://t.co/XJZ3ojQhv9
"Heather Thornton really means the first lines of her new album “Obvious”: “You should plan on staying here all night/I’ve got a lot of things to say to you,” she sings in the jazz-clubby “My Love Is Free.” It’s good advice because the album doesn’t lend itself to disappearing into the background. It’s an active listen that touches on a lot of musical bases over the course of its 10 original tracks. That opener, written by Thornton herself, is driven as much by Caleb Aldrich’s smooth sax accompaniment as the sprightly lead vocal and clever turns of phrase. The mysterious “Obvious” is the album’s first foray into a distinctive show tunes vibe. Its spare arrangement of piano and minimal drums, accented by a sexily stuttering trumpet solo by E.E. Pointer, mashes with Thornton’s precise and intimate vocal to produce a recording that might well have originated in a creative theater workshop." Read more....http://www.inkkc.com/content/new-music-our-take-heath