Yve Evans has long been a popular attraction in the Los Angeles area, able to play and sing music ranging from bop and R&B to Dixieland. This CD is a privately issued set of religious-oriented selections that clearly means a great deal to the talented vocalist/keyboardist. Doubling on piano and synth, Evans is joined by a quintet that includes trumpeter Andrew Carney and guitarist Tony Drake, but the emphasis is primarily on her heartfelt and appealing vocals, which fall between jazz and R&B. Among the numbers are "Wade in the Water," "It Took a Miracle," "This Little Light of Mine" and "Precious Lord." Evans deserves to be much better known.
AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow