Janis Mann & Kenny Werner

Dreams of Flying (Pancake Records)

At once both a striking song stylist and a fearless improviser, Janis Mann is that rare artist who can sweep you away with her captivating sound. She is a true jazz singer in the manner of Carmen McRae, Betty Carter, and Shirley Horn, yet with a sound all her own. An exciting and engaging performer, Mann’s rich timbre, flexibility, and range often invites comparison to Sarah Vaughan.

Janis has performed with Diane Schuur, Roy Haynes, Terrell Stafford, Dave Frishberg, Jack Sheldon, John Clayton, the Caribbean Jazz Project, Roberta Gambarini, and many other jazz luminaries.

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Personnel

Janis Mann - vocals
Kenny Werner - piano
Drew Gress - bass
Duduka Da Fonseca - drums
Special Guest - Larry Koonse - guitar

Track Listing

  1. The Moon is a Harsh Mistress (Jimmy Webb) 3:37 Mann - Werner - Gress - Da Fonseca
  2. Edith and the Kingpin (Joni Mitchell) 6:20 Mann - Werner - Gress - Da Fonseca
  3. Wichita Lineman (LIVE) (Jimmy Webb) 6:33 Mann - Werner
  4. Overjoyed (Stevie Wonder) 3:58 Mann - Werner - Gress - Da Fonseca
  5. Where Do You Start (Johnny Mandel / Alan & Marilyn.Bergman) 6:32 Mann-Werner-Gress-Da Fonseca
  6. I Do It For Your Love (Paul Simon) 3:56 Mann - Werner - Gress - Da Fonseca
  7. American Tune (Paul Simon) 5:21 Mann - Werner - Gress - Da Fonseca
  8. When October Goes (Barry Manilow / Johnny Mercer) 6:19 Mann - Werner
  9. Inside a Silent Tear (LIVE) (Blossom Dearie / Mahriah Blackwolf) 5:50 Mann - Werner - Koonse
  10. I Rembember (LIVE) (Stephen Sondheim) 6:30 Mann - Werner - Koonse
  11. Who Knows Where the Time Goes (LIVE) (Sandy Denny) 8:00 Mann - Werner – Koonse

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