Piano Brings Back Memories: Franzel and Wilson

March 31st, 2012

BY JIM MISUNAS
jmisunas@gbtribune.com

Singer Anna Wilson from Nashville and pianist Jeff Franzel from Manhattan, N.Y. warm up Tuesday at the Great Bend Municipal Auditorium.

...When jazz artist Anna Wilson was searching for the right songwriter, Franzel’s name was mentioned. It’s been a match made in heaven ever since they met....
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Country and jazz to shake hands when Anna Wilson takes stage

March 29th, 2012

Midland Reporter-Telegram
March 22, 2012

By Georgia Temple
Entertainment Editor
Singer Anna Wilson found her place in music by merging her present with her past.

“I grew up with my mom playing piano in the house, and her repertoire was largely the Great American Songbook and road tunes so I really got that sense of melody and style,” Wilson said in a telephone interview with the Reporter-Telegram. “As I got older and pursued other genres, I moved to Nashville to be a songwriter and a country artist, I thought. By being around that world and doing it for a while, I realized that wasn’t what suited me best.”  READ ARTICLE