• 1. Got No Blues (07:28)
  • 2. I Don't Know What Love Is (04:39)
  • 3. In Love in Vain (04:49)
  • 4. Retrato Em Branco E Preto (06:20)
  • 5. Prelude To A Kiss (05:12)
  • 6. Love For Sale (06:48)
  • 7. Lucky to Be Me (03:36)
  • 8. Sunlight on Your Face (04:23)
  • 9. Over The Rainbow (06:16)
  • 10. It Could Happen To You (05:41)
  • 11. Twisted (03:57)
  • 12. I Loves You Porgy (03:22)

Prelude To A Kiss

Brigitte Beraha-voice
Barry Green-piano
Phil Donkin-double bass
George Hart-drums
Ingrid Laubrock-sax (1,4,5,8)
Anita Wardell-voice (10)

This French singers debut recording hails the arrival of a wonderful new voice to the European jazz scene. Based in the United Kingdom, Brigitte has successfully produced an album of songs that demonstrates her ability to steer clear of the tried and tested formulae that many of her fellow singers choose. selecting a line-up of gifted musicians that will complement her skilful voice. Recommended by one of her mentors Anita Wardell, this is forward thinking jazz singing based in the now.

Album label: 
Release date: 
09.01 / 2002
Recording date: 
24.02 / 2004
Recording location: 
Recorded at The Premises, Hackney, London
Credits:
Mixing engineer : Julian Jackson
Producer : Trevor Taylor
Recording engineer : Justin Underhill