Charles in Charge: Melanie Charles inventively updates vault classics by some of jazz’s greatest women vocalists

Singer-flutist-beatmaker Melanie Charles’ major-label debut, Ya’ll Don’t (Really) Care About Black Women, dares the listener to accept and confront a universal truth, which is that traditionally, Black women, by the very nature of their race and gender, have been and continue to be overlooked, undervalued and overburdened. Approached by Verve with an offer to be

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