Rebecca Kilgore stars on all but four of the 18 selections on this excellent modern swing CD. Tone-wise she resembles Doris Day while having a straightforward style a little reminiscent of Maxine Sullivan and Lucy Ann Polk. The personnel and instrumentation differ on most songs, ranging from a sextet to a duet with pianist Keith Ingham on "How About Me." Many of the songs are real obscurities and are greatly uplifted by these performances. Of the instrumentals, trumpeter Joe Wilder shows on "Time on My Hands" why his pretty tone and lyrical style are rated so high. Ingham's trio's feature is Andre Previn's "In Our Little Boat,"; "Why Did I Choose You" has unaccompanied solo guitar from Gene Bertonicini and Coleman Hawkins' "Hamid" is a fine jam for Ken Peplowski. But otherwise, get this CD for the always enjoyable singing of Rebecca Kilgore.
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AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow