Janet Lawson

Dreams Can Be

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A wonderful singer who is among the most inventive, Janet Lawson is heard in prime form on her second recording. Joined by her regular group of the time (Roger Rosenberg on baritone, soprano and flute, pianist Bill O'Connell, bassist Ratzo Harris and drummer Jimmy Madison), Lawson stretches out on passionate and unpredictable versions of such tunes as her own "Dreams Can Be," "Hot House," Charles Mingus' "Better Get It in Your Soul" and "Out of This World." Over a dozen years later, Janet Lawson's third record is long overdue.

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