Posts Tagged ‘folk’

Make You Love

Make You Love

“On her fourth solo album, [Vanessa Daou] continues to follow the beat of her own drum, bucking the norm for her own artistic integrity. Drawing from electronic, pop, and jazz, Make You Love drips with romance, sensuality, and much love.” Billboard “Fusing jazz, pop, dance grooves, and sexually explicit lyrics, Vanessa Daou may be one […]


Q&A session at MCCC with Alex DeFazio

Q&A session at MCCC with Alex DeFazio

MCCC Dancers & Performers after the show Chanteuse Vanessa Daou Shares Life in Music Business With MCCC Students “According to internationally acclaimed singer/songwriter Vanessa Daou, it’s not who you know; it’s how good you are. “In the end it’s the quality and intrinsic value of your work that matters,” she told students in a Q&A session […]


Vanessa Daou MCCC Interviews @ NPR

Vanessa Daou MCCC Interviews @ NPR

“Interview by Rachel Katz, host of Views & Voices at WWFM a classical music public radio station that operates out of Mercer County Community College. Streaming audio of interview with Rachel Katz here Interview with Mercer Communications professor Alvyn Haywood for NPR: WWFM’s Jazz On 2 89.1 FM, Trenton’s Jazz Station. Read more about JAZZ […]


Slow to Burn

Slow to Burn

“Vanessa Daou’s breathy, intimate vocals stride clear across the jazz-inflected dance-pop of Slow to Burn… Funky and ethereal, dreamy and articulate, Daou’s flow is embellished by the deft, insinuating rhythms of the music.” VIBE “Daou’s rolling drum mixes and incisive lyrics defy categorization… Daou bounces between jazz and trance music, equalizing genres… Her voice can […]


Zipless

Zipless

Vanessa Daou’s Jazz an Pop make an exhilarating mix… Built on piano, synthesizers and Daou’s mesmerizing, Billie Holiday-like vocals, Zipless strikes an exquisite balance between pop and jazz by weaving together the strengths of both styles. … The music conjures up the cool mood of an urban nightscape.” TIME Magazine “Combining elements of jazz, blues, and […]


Head Music

Head Music

  “The Daou’s first album embraces dance-oriented Europop more whole-heartedly than any previous English language release. In this genre, the action takes place on two levels. Voice and rhythm move past each other with the formalized grace of ballet, while misty electronic melodies sweeten the singing and soften the beat. … Voice an rhythm move […]


Joe Sent Me

Joe Sent Me

ORDER ‘JOE SENT ME’ LINK HERE FOR PHOTOS & BACKGROUND INFO FOR JOE SENT ME “[T]he electronicized cabaret-stomp of “Black and White” unfurls in a silver spray of ghostly piano licks and burlesque horns. In addition to being the album’s most accessible track, it also features some of the most inspired lyrics Daou has ever […]