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Album Mon Jul 25 2011

Jennifer Hall In This

InThisCDcoverforJenniferHall.jpgJennifer Hall is quickly becoming one of my favorite singer/songwriters in the city. She has a voice and a presence that is undeniable, and as her debut album, In This, begins to make the rounds more people will be to realize this. In This is beautifully crafted and a surprising mixture of smoky barroom piano tunes ("Green and Blue" or "Oceans") and driving rock songs ("When We Were Good"). My favorite track from the album is "Young Things" because it brings her two sounds together nicely. There are the powerful jazz vocalist undertones with the rock n' roll undercurrent through out. Below is Jennifer performing "Young Things" as captured by Backstage Stage Chicago. She also talks about her choice to stay in Chicago, and be apart of the Chicago scene in an interview following the performance.

You can pre-order and stream three tracks from In This here and be sure to check her out at the release show for the album on September 3rd at Schubas.

 
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