Catherine Russell Joins Dot Time Records

Catherine Russell Joins Dot Time Records

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE from Dot Time Records (Excerpt)

Dot Time Records is honored to announce the signing of Catherine Russell, a celebrated vocalist and one of the greatest voices in jazz and blues. The label and artist are joining forces with the shared goal of enriching the contemporary music scene...

Russell Interprets Standards for Harlem On My Mind - DownBeat

Russell Interprets Standards for Harlem On My Mind
Posted 7/20/2016 DownBeat Magazine

In December 2015, DownBeat shadowed Grammy-winning vocalist Catherine Russell as she spent a day in the studio recording tracks for a new album of Great American Songbook standards—some well-known, some obscure.

The studio session—which was chronicled in the...

Tribute to David Bowie at Brit Awards 2016

The BRIT Awards paid tribute to David Bowie ​​​with a performance from Lorde and members of Bowie’s backing bands over the years, including Mike Garson, Gerry Leonard, Earl Slick, Gail Ann Dorsey, Catherine Russell, and Sterling Campbell. The segment kicked off with a medley of some of his most enduring...

DownBeat Visits Catherine Russell in Studio

DownBeat Visits Catherine Russell in Studio for ‘Harlem’ Sessions
Posted 12/11/2015 by Allen Morrison

Outside MSR Studios in midtown Manhattan on Dec. 1, a chilly rain was falling. Inside, cozily ensconced in a wood- and glass-paneled vocal booth in Studio A, vocalist Catherine Russell was sipping coffee. She checked her...

Catherine Russell brings the swing to Jazz Alley

Concert Preview in The Seattle Times by Paul de Barros

If you like swinging, smart vocal jazz, you’ll like Catherine Russell, who also happens to have sparkling stage presence and impeccable jazz heritage.

"Though I was mightily impressed by Catherine Russell’s way with a vintage song on her 2012 album...

Catherine Russell on Mountain Stage Radio Show

Catherine Russell makes her fourth visit to Mountain Stage, recorded live in Charleston, W.Va. Even though she's widely regarded as one of the best contemporary jazz and blues vocalists working today, Russell is endowed with the kind of voice that doesn't limit her to any one genre.

Catherine performs...

Downbeat Review: Catherine Russell Swings and Sways

"A one-woman reclamation project for classic jazz, blues and r&b from the ’20s to the ’50s, Russell likes to have a good time, and her mood was infectious.

Russell’s reading of Al Hibbler’s classic ballad of seduction “After The Lights Go Down Low" yielded her biggest ovation of the night,...

Jerusalem Post: Mining jazz's oldest streams

"Catherine Russell certainly knows from whom to gather her spiritual and creative energy. The 57-year-old American jazz singer, who will appear all over the country (ISRAEL) between March 8 and 15 as part of this year’s Hot Jazz series, cites some of the most celebrated divas of the art form...

Interview with WBGO's Gary Walker

Catherine Russell visits with Gary Walker and plays songs from, Carline Ray - Vocal Sides, the debut album by her Mother, the legendary jazz musician Carline Ray, which is Catherine's first project as producer. Launch Related Site to hear the interview and many tracks from the album.

"STRICTLY ROMANCIN'" by Catherine Russell now available.

World Village/Harmonia Mundi is proud to announce the release of “STRICTLY ROMANCIN’", jazz/blues vocalist CATHERINE RUSSELL’s fourth solo release for the label, on FEBRUARY 14, 2012.

“STRICTLY ROMANCIN’" is a paean to natural attractions; to a lover, an art form, and to one’s family heritage. On the album, Catherine explores...

Wall Street Journal jazz pick by Will Friedwald

"There are a zillion reasons to love Catherine Russell...doing justice to the legacies of such icons as Fats Waller and Ella Fitzgerald, as well as many sub-styles of the blues, from the more formal "classic" mode of Bessie Smith ("Kitchen Man") to the jumping jive of Louis Jordan and...

Critics' Favorite at JazzAscona Festival 2010!

Following her first appearances at JazzAscona Festival, Catherine was voted Critics' Favorite as "the main jazz media in Europe, selected as favorite musician the talented vocalist and revelation of this year Catherine Russell."

Inside This Heart of Mine #1 on JazzWeek Chart !!!

Catherine Russell's new album, Inside This Heart of Mine has jumped to the #1 position on JazzWeek's Chart for national radio airplay, while also hitting #1 on Roots Music Report, I-Tunes, and Amazon's Jazz Album Charts !!!...

Catherine Russell on NPR's Fresh Air with Terry Gross

In celebration of the release this week of Catherine Russell's third album, Inside This Heart of Mine, NPR's Fresh Air rebroadcasts the interview and feature from 2008, along with songs from the new album. Host Terry Gross conducts an in depth interview illuminating Catherine's illustrious musical family and career....

Putumayo Presents Rhythm and Blues

On February 9, 2010, Putumayo World Music releases it's first collection of Rhythm and Blues, featuring classics performed by first generation legends and rising stars of today’s retro R&B revival. Catherine Russell's version of "Put Me Down Easy" from her debut album, Cat, is included, along with tracks by James...

NPR Discover Songs: The New Jazz Divas

Catherine Russell is one of 13 artists (along with Melody Gardot, Diana Krall, Madeleine Peyroux, Esperanza Spalding, Lizz Wright, and more) appearing on a newly released CD compilation titled The New Jazz Divas, the first installment of NPR's Discover Songs series. Launch related site for full track listing and purchasing...

Vocal Album of The Year 2008 - Sentimental Streak

Francis Davis, Grammy Award winning music writer and jazz critic for The Village Voice and The Atlantic has chosen Sentimental Streak by Catherine Russell as
Vocal Album of the Year for 2008 in the Third Annual Voice Jazz Critics Poll.

"...my vote went to Sentimental Streak by Catherine Russell,...

Sentimental Streak wins German Record Critics' Award

Catherine Russell's recently released disc, "Sentimental Streak" on World Village, has been awarded the prestigious German Record Critics' Award. The jurors of this prestigious prize, which is awarded quarterly, judged the CD to be an artistically oustanding new release in the Jazz category and have thus included it in their...

Catherine Russell on NPR's World Cafe with David Dye

Catherine Russell stops by the World Cafe with Host David Dye on August 5, 2008 to discuss her second album, Sentimental Streak. Catherine is hailed as "the real thing" by hard-to-please jazz critic, Nat Hentoff. She stands out as a versatile and thoughtful vocalist who always sheds an unexpected light...

Catherine Russell on Conan O'Brien Monday Feb 11, 2008

Catherine Russell was the featured musical guest on Late Night with Conan O'Brien on NBC-TV on Monday February 11, 2008, - the eve of the official release date of her new cd, Sentimental Streak, performing the Willie Dixon tune, "I Don't Care Who Knows".