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Alma Micic’s album shows youthful exuberance, but also a mature assurance

By: Joseph Lang

Serbian-born singer ALMA MICIC has been on the New York scene since graduating from Berklee College of Music in the late 1990s.  She has performed both locally and internationally and produced three albums prior to her current recorded endeavor, That Old Feeling (Whaling City Sound – 099).  She enlisted guitarist Rale Micic, bassist Corcoran Holt, drummer Jonathan Blake and vibist Tom Beckham for this nine-tune collection.  Micic’s voice is immediately welcoming.  She opens with the title track, but there is nothing old in the feeling of her singing.  She has a youthful exuberance, but also a mature assurance that finds the heart of each lyric.  In addition to familiar tunes like “That Old Feeling,” “Moonglow,” “Cry Me a River,” “Honeysuckle Rose,” “Estate” and “Blue Moon,” she sings two Serbian songs, one of her own and a folk tune, plus Neil Young’s “Harvest Moon.”  All in all, That Old Feeling is a solid outing by Alma Micic.
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Danny Bacher being featured in “Big Band to Bebop and Beyond” concert in NJ

“Big Band to Bebop and Beyond” – The New Jersey Jazz Society is celebrating its 45th anniversary!

When: Sunday, October 22, 3-6pm

Where: Dorothy Young Center for the Arts at Drew University in Madison, NJ.

Who: The line-up includes entirely New Jersey-based jazz musicians, such as Whaling City Sound’s Vocalist Danny Bacher.

Tickets: $30 in advance and $35 at the door for NJJS members; and $35 in advance and $40 at the door for non-members.

The proceeds from the concert are benefitting the NJ Jazz Society’s scholarships and its educational program, Generations of Jazz.

Purchase tickets here. Find out more about the event here and here.

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