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Catalog | Solo Album | Capathia Jenkins & Louis Rosen: One Ounce of Truth

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Album Release Date:
 May 13, 2008


what the critics are saying
 


“Capathia Jenkins' soaring voice is sweet, smart, sassy and full of soul!”
–Chicago Tribune


“A continually shifting musical patchwork of blues, folk, jazz and pop as earthy, tuneful art song.”
–The New York Times


“Jenkins wields a clear, vibrant voice that wraps itself around words with sinuous and whimsical charm. Grade: A”
–The Cleveland Plain-Dealer

 


Capathia Jenkins & Louis Rosen
One Ounce of Truth
The Nikki Giovanni Songs

Boasting a voice described by The Chicago Tribune as "sweet, smart, sassy and full of soul," songstress Capathia Jenkins has originated roles in Broadway's Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me, Caroline, or Change, The Civil War and The Look of Love, and received a Drama Desk nomination for her solo performance in (mis)Understanding Mammy: The Hattie McDaniel Story. Now, on her debut album for PS Classics, ONE OUNCE OF TRUTH, she joins forces with acclaimed songwriter Louis Rosen in a collection showcasing the work of renowned poet Nikki Giovanni. Jenkins' sultry, soaring and heartfelt performances blend with Rosen's music alternately delicate and exultant, and always highly melodic in exploring those most universal of human experiences: friendship, lust, love and loss. Its a jazzy, lush and memorable collection.

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track listing
 
  1. The World...
  2. Telephone Song
  3. The Moon Shines Down
  4. I Wrote a Good Omelet (After Loving You)
  5. I Want to Sing
  6. At the Ball (Convenient Haystacks)
  7. You Were Gone
  8. All I Gotta Do
  9. Kiss a Frog
  10. The Black Loom (The Genie in the Jar: for Nina Simone)
  11. One Ounce of Truth
  12. That Day
  13. Things That Go Together
 


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