The Jazz Session #531: Christine Correa

Vocalist Christine Correa‘s new album with pianist Ran Blake is When Soft Rains Fall. It’s a tribute to Billie Holiday’s seminal recording Lady In Satin. In this interview, Correa talks about her longtime relationship with Blake and how that informed the recording process; why she encourages her students to put down the sheet music and use their ears; her upcoming projects; and the vulnerability, anger and strength found in the vocalists who’ve inspired her.

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Author: Jason Crane