Carrie Wicks

Reverie

OA2 22175

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The original tunes are all revelations...musical and lyrical sophistication of the highest order. If you attached a name like Bacharach or Richard Rodgers to them you would not be surprised.
Hobart Taylor, KUCI

Original songs propel Carrie Wicks's fourth recording for OA2 Records. Four are co-written with co-producer Nick Allison, and others with Ken Nottingham, who, along with Wicks, is a member of the Bushwick Book Club, where literature inspires compositions that are performed at unique musical literary events. Several of these songs are presented here with Carrie's shimmering quartet meshing beautifully with her intimate, burnished tone and conversational delivery. "Some Other Spring," a harmonically intriguing ballad recorded by Billie Holiday in 1939, and "Meet Me at No Special Place" from Nat King Cole's songbook are also included. "What a surprise her voice is: individualistic and alluring at the same time." - WWOZ, NEW ORLEANS


Track Listing:

1. A Love for Just Part 3:36
2. Páginas en blanco 4:45
3. Wide Open 3:52
4. Shadow Play 5:07
5. Some Other Spring 5:08
6. Spider Rain 5:34
7. Elephant in the Room 4:00
8. Remember 3:45
9. Safe in This World 5:48
10. Late June 4:08
11. A Secret Place 3:51
12. Meet Me at No Special Place 4:34

Performers:

Carrie Wicks - vocals
Bill Anschell - piano
Jeff Johnson - bass
D'Vonne Lewis - drums
Brent Jensen - soprano & alto saxophones

Production Info:

Produced by Carrie Wicks & Nick Allison
Recorded by Reed Ruddy w/ Audrey Lowell
at Robert Lang Studios, Richmond Beach, WA
January 29, 2019
Mixed by Reed Ruddy & Andrew Ching at Studio X, Seattle, WA
Mastered by Ed Brooks at Resonant Mastering, Seattle, WA
Photographs by Laura Dux
Cover design & layout by John Bishop








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