Anna Wilson in Jazziz Magazine

Gone Country

By Jonathan Widran

"It may seem strange perhaps for someone so steeped in jazz as I was to think Nashville would be a place to cultivate my career as a singer and songwriter." -Anna Wilson

...While Countrypolitan Duets focuses on Wilson's powerful, crystalline voice and crisp jazz phrasing, the project evolved into a unique exercise in musical time travel--sometimes on the same track, as when she added the harmony singing of contemporary country trio Rascal Flatts to "You're the Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me, " a hit for Price nearly 40 years ago....

...Essentially, Countrypolitan Duets is a stylish album of cover songs. As a songwriter, Wilson sees it as a homage to those who wrote some of the greatest county crossover tunes of all time....


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