The band and the arrangement are great. It's her best recording to date. It's a new jazz classic. I'm on my 5th listen today.
I'm hooked God Bless Sally" Paul Carosi: Musical director of artistlaunch.com re Sallys' recording of "God Bless the child thats got his own" from "Perfect Universe" released September 2006. Her official website says: Australian Sally Cooper is a full time Professional Internationally touring vocalist, music composer, music producer and vocal teacher. A consummate musician whose music crosses over the R&B/Folk/Jazz & Blues, Soul Pop, and Lounge genres. Her sensual and soaring vocals consistently offer a spine tingling delivery of both popular song interpretations and the emotive themes in her original compositions. Sally displays well rounded vocal prowess in performances of songs made famous by artists such as Aretha Franklin, Billie Holiday, Eva Cassidy, and Janis Joplin. Her rich and polished vocals talents have kept her in demand full time as a professional vocalist in International 5 star hotels for the past 10 years. When Sally Cooper sings, she treats every note as though it were her own, and each note She sings IS! The most velvety of jazz vocals ranging to spine tingling Bluesy belting.
As a jazz singer, her abundant amount of live performance experience has allowed her to add a street credibility to the genre. Sallys' original songs consistently offer a high level of musicianship, and deliver a potent mix of R&B jazzy grooves, pop sensibility, Folk, and Soul Blues vocal belting. Her vocal/songwriting talents have been enhanced from working with Australia's' best musicians. Contributing musicians in Sally's' live performances and recordings have also worked with artists such as Barbara Streisand, Madonna, James Taylor, Frank Zappa, Vince Jones, Steve Vai, Alan Holdsworth, James Morrison, Dale Barlow, and The Baby Animals. To claim that Sally Cooper has a solid "Work ethic" would be a gross understatement. She has been performing full time with her duo, band and Trio "The Sally Cooper duo, band and Trio" for 4-7 nights of every week of the year since 1996 in 5 star venues across Sydney, Brisbane, and the Northern Territory of Australia, The South Pacific, Singapore, New Zealand, Thailand, Dubai, Tahiti, Bahrain, China, South Korea and India. Sallys' skills as a composer and producer of music have also earned her international recognition.
Her classical instrumental/vocal collaboration with US film music composer Mark Skipper titled "Inside Beauty lies" was featured in the Documentary "Skatin 66" which screened at The Buffalo film festival, NYC 2009. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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