been said about Ruthie Ristich?
know Ruthie Ristich to be a big hearted, highly intelligent
woman with a warm, honey toned singing voice and a wide range
of interests and curiosity about the world. Anyone who digs
fine jazz vocals, expert highly musical accompaniment with a
dash of African, Latin music flavor should love this CD."
-Bob Moses Rakalam
gives new life to this material with her intelligent phrasing,
great sense of humor and acute musicianship. She is one of my
favorites!!!" -Mili Bermejo
"Ruthie has been a favorite of mine since the first time
I heard her sing; clearly intelligent, insightful, delightfully
innovative, and always an artistic joy! We've waited patiently
for this project and we sure are glad it's finally a reality!"
even laughs in tune." -Hermeto Pascoal
Ristich knows what she wants, and how to get it. She also has
unerring ear for great material... Her relaxed, personal delivery
makes it seem easy; her compelling arrangements, and the wonderful
musicians she works with are a delight. Bravo Ruthie! Carefully
Taught is a gem." -Brian Flick, Jazz Director KPBX-FM
rhythmic and I like the words." -Ruth Pullen Ristich,
jazz vocalist of uncommon range and depth of feeling."
very finest jazz vocal interpretations
when she got her
heart wrapped around Amazing Grace there were no word to describe
the pure pleasure of listening to such a fine singer."
-The Southern Oregon Traditional Jazz Society
-Annalisa Scarpa/Nuova Venezia, Venice Italy
sings songs you may remember or you'll want to remember."
-Jack Reilly, Ryles International Jazz Club, Cambridge,
singing it so clearly that it curled the hair on the
back of your neck." -Harry Schroeder/Island Life,
Key West Florida
the Duplex Planet
Read the Cadence review
of Carefully Taught...