Date: Jun 29th, 2012 · Tags: Jazz CD Reviews

The French classical label Naive has made a successful foray into jazz with recordings like m: Mina Agossi ‘s Red Eyes (2012); and m: Tania Maria ‘s Tempo (2012). A Different Porgy and Another Bess is the first thematic big-band offering from the label. Drawing from the m: George Gershwin /DuBose Heyward opera, Porgy and Bess (1935), A Different Porgy highlights eleven vocal pieces from the book

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David Linx, Maria Joao and the Brussels Jazz Orchestra: A Different Porgy and Another Bess