May 25, 02:40 PM
Singer Cervini and her bandmates celebrate the release of a new CD, Famous Blue, on which Cervini neatly straddles the line between confessional balladeering and breezy swing. Covers of Leonard
Cohen’s “Famous Blue Raincoat” and Fiona Apple’s “Extraordinary Machine” are worth the price of admission all by themselves, but pianist Michael Cabe’s solid accompaniment, bassist Mark Lau’s deft counterpoint and drummer Ernesto Cervini’s lithe timekeeping
move the entire set along nicely.
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