Review: I love it when musicians take the tried and true and twist it. Intertwined is the perfect title for this disc. Wertz uses her voice like another instrument while delivering great songs and the band bends around her, while at the same time delivering exquisite solos.
If You Like: Jane Monheit, Annie Ross, Jolie Holland, Rachelle Ferrell
Favorite Tracks: (1) Beautiful Love (2) Intertwined (3) But Not For Me (4) Chopin Meets Abach (7) Autumn Leaves
Track Review: piano starts> midtempo> sax interplays with piano> fade (5:45) 2/ vocal starts> slow tempo> quick fade on vocal (3:03) 3/ piano starts> slow tempo> piano solo swings uptempo and slows to fade (4:05) 4/ vocal starts> slow tempo builds to uptempo crescendo> slows to stop on vocal (5:16) 5/ vocal starts> midtempo> quick stop on vocal (3:32) 6/ piano starts> slow tempo> quick stop on vocal (5:35) 7/ piano starts> slow tempo> lively piano solo> fade on vocal (7:26) 8/ vocal scat start> midtempo> quick stop on vocal (1:38)