VANESSA COLLIER, “Meeting My Shadow”


RIYL: Bonnie Raitt

Key Tracks:   Upbeat: 2(funky), 7, 8(retro), 9, 10(Gospel-feel).   Mid-tempo: 1, 3, 5.  Slower tempo: 6, 11.   Cap’n Barney picks:  1, 3, 4, 5, 7

Add Date: February 10, 2017

Label: Ruf

Rating:  B+

FCC: All good.

Info: Sax-player/vocalist/song-writer. Amazon:  her “time is now… a revelation… the classic album she’s promised from the start. …a meeting of the past, present and future… tribute to the spirit of blues tradition, a reflection on our present culture and a hope-ful wish for growth, understanding and inclusion as we move forward to-gether . …the sound of a rising talent reaching unstoppable momentum.”