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The Sweetest Taboo - Akua Dixon - Akuas Dance (CD, Album)

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  1. Fenrirr
    Akua's Dance. buy album. Akua Dixon. Label: Self Produced Released: Views: 1, Track Listing. I Dream A Dream; Dizzy's Smile; If My Heart Could Speak To You; Orion's Gait; Akua's Dance; Throw It Away; Afrika! Afrika!; The Sweetest Taboo; I'm .
  2. Nizil
    May 18,  · Akua Dixon held court at Sistas’ Place last night. I am not one of those folks for whom the word queen comes naturally in addressing my sisters, but truly Dixon reigns supreme in the.
  3. Gardalabar
    Akua's Dance also transposes two covers into Dixon's unique voice. Sade 's quiet storm dancefloor hit "The Sweetest Taboo" proves most inspired, with Lewis tap-dancing the rhythm hand-in-hand with Dixon's smooth, flowing melody on baritone violin, delivering a rhythmic vibrancy and dynamism that other, more stately tunes often seem to want.
  4. Doulabar
    Past, present, and future glide together with uncommon grace on cellist Akua Dixon's intimate and exquisitely lyrical new album, "Akua's Dance." The jazz string pioneer brings her.
  5. Melabar
    by Alan Young, New York Music Daily/ Lucid Culture A Darkly Soulful New Album and a Brooklyn Release Show From String Jazz Titan Akua Dixon Akua Dixon is the dean of jazz cello. Like Ron Carter, she began her career as a classical musician but found that that the doors of .
  6. Araktilar
    Reviews & Press. for ‘Akua’s Dance’, JAZZTIMES. DOWNBEAT “The power Dixon projects may indeed owe something to her ax. But as she flows through the repertoire that ranges from her own compositions to Abbey Lincoln’s “Throw It All Away”, Sade’s “The Sweetest Taboo” and the spiritual “I’m Gonna Tell God All Of My Troubles,” it’s clear Dixon could make music.
  7. Fezil
    With her sublime new album, Akua's Dance, cellist Akua Dixon brings her sumptuous sound to the foreground on an array of material encompassing exquisite balladry, the music's deepest roots in African and African-American culture, and instrumental pieces gleaned from Dixon's opera-in-progress. Her label Akua's Music will release the new CD on February
  8. Kajit
    Apr 19,  · Lyricism and elegance are two words that come to mind while describing cellist Akua Dixon's third release under her own leadership, Akua's Dance. Two sessions comprise this engaging album on one of which Dixon plays, the rarely heard, baritone violin.

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