Lynell, Quiana / A Little Love
Album: A Little Love   Collection:Jazz
Artist:Lynell, Quiana   Added:Apr 2019
Label:Concord Jazz, Inc.  

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2019-05-10 Pull Date: 2019-07-12 Charts: Jazz
Week Ending: Jul 14 Jul 7 Jun 30 Jun 9 Jun 2 May 26 May 19
Airplays: 1 2 1 2 1 1 1

Recent Airplay
1. Jul 20, 2019: Music Casserole
Come Sunsay/ I Wish I Knew (How I Would Feel To Be Free), Sing Out, March On
4. Jul 04, 2019: ERA
Come Sunsay/ I Wish I Knew (How I Would Feel To Be Free)
2. Jul 16, 2019: Tree Talk
You Hit The Spot
5. Jul 02, 2019: Clean Copper Radio & Hot Topics
Sing Out, March On
3. Jul 09, 2019: Clean Copper Radio & Hot Topics
Hip Shakin' Momma
6. Jun 29, 2019: Music Casserole
Hip Shakin' Momma

Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2019-05-01
Reviewed: 2018-04-27
Genre: Jazz
FCCs: none
Review: This CD is a powerful release, showcasing vocalist Lynell’s take on iconic songs by an eclectic group of artists and songwriters from Nina Simone and Chaka Khan to George Gershwin, as well as contemporary songwriters, showing off her stylistic capabilities, and remarkable vocal range.
If You Like: Flora Purim, Nina Simone, Ella Fitzgerald
Track Review (favorites denoted by *):
*1/ We Are (4:39) – piano/Rhodes starts> midtempo song with chorus builds in volume> Rhodes solo> midtempo song with soaring chorus> fade on vocal
**2/ Tryin’ Times (4:33) – Rhodes starts slow, then swings into midtempo song on racial tension> fade on vocal
*3/ Move Me No Mountain (7:20) – drums start> midtempo love song> vibes solo> uptempo song soars on vocal> fade
*4/ Come Sunday/ I Wish I Knew (How I would Feel To Be Free) (4:55) – Rhodes starts slow> pause> vocal starts acapella & is joined by Rhodes> vocal rolls in waves & soars> piano starts shift to second song, midtempo song with full band> vocal crescendo & quick stop on Rhodes
**5/ They All Laughed (3:35) – piano starts> slow song on possibility of love swings uptempo> bouncy piano solo> uptempo song> quick stop on piano
6/ Just a Little Lovin’ (Early In The Mornin’) (3:20) – piano starts> midtempo love song> guitar solo> piano solo> midtempo song with soaring vocal slows to fade
***7/ You Hit The Spot (4:53) – piano starts> slow tempo love song> swings uptempo> guitar solo> piano solo> uptempo song> quick stop
**8/ Hip Shakin’ Mama (3:12) – piano starts> rocking uptempo blues shouter> guitar solo> scat singing & guitar trade riffs> uptempo song> crescendo end
9/ What Is Love? (3:36) – piano starts slow> slow heartache song> fade
*10/ Sing Out, March On (3:52) – vocal starts acapella> chorus joins> midtempo song on justice with soaring vocals builds to uptempo> slows on acapella vocal & chorus & fades

Track Listing
1. We Are   6. Just A Little Lovin' (Early In The Morning)
2. Tryin' Times   7. You Hit The Spot
3. Move Me No Mountain   8. Hip Shakin' Momma
4. Come Sunday / I Wish I Knew (How I Would Feel To Be Free)   9. What Is Love?
5. They All Laughed   10. Sing Out, March On