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“Exploring her mixed heritage, the expat with a penchant for Wayne Shorter raises songs to the level of poetry.”

a TOP TEN JAZZ RECORD OF THE YEAR,
CLIVE DAVIS, LONDON SUNDAY TIMES MAGAZINE

Tessa Souter Voice | Yotam Silberstein Guitar and Oud | Yasushi Nakamura Bass | Billy Drummond Cymbals and Drums | Adam Platt Piano | Keita Ogawa Percussion | Adam Platt Piano |  Dana Leong Cello | Producer Tessa Souter | Executive Producer Laurie Newell | Associate Producer Jeanne Cochran

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1. Kothbiro Ayub Ogada. Vocal arr: Tessa Souter/Katherine Miller. Instrumentation: Voice: Tessa Souter, Piano: Adam Platt, Bass: Yasushi Nakamura, Guitar: Yotam Silberstein.

2. Contemplation (Ancestors)McCoy Tyner/Vicki Burns. Instrumentation: Voice: Tessa Souter, Piano: Adam Platt, Bass: Yasushi Nakamura, Drums: Billy Drummond.

3. A Taste of Honey Bobby Scott/Rick Marlow.  Instrumentation: Voice: Tessa Souter, Cello: Dana Leong.

4. Dancing Girl/Where the Streets Have No Name Terry Callier/U2 Arr: Tessa Souter Instrumentation: Voice: Tessa Souter, Piano: Adam Platt, Bass: Yasushi Nakamura, Guitar: Yotam Silberstein, Cello: Dana Leong, Drums: Billy Drummond.

5. Ana Maria’s Song (Ana Maria) Wayne Shorter/Tessa Souter. Instrumentation: Voice: Tessa Souter, Piano: Adam Platt, Bass: Yasushi Nakamura, Guitar: Yotam Silberstein, Drums: Billy Drummond.

6. Child of Love Jon Lucien.  Instrumentation: Voice: Tessa Souter, Bass: Yasushi Nakamura, Guitar: Yotam Silberstein. Percussion: Keita Ogawa.

7. Picture in Black and White Tessa Souter.  Instrumentation: Voice: Tessa Souter, Bass: Yasushi Nakamura, Guitar: Yotam Silberstein. 

8. You Don’t Have to Believe Tessa Souter. Instrumentation: Voice: Tessa Souter, Bass: Yasushi Nakamura, Guitar & Oud: Yotam Silberstein. Percussion: Keita Ogawa

9. Reynardine Traditional. Arr: Tessa Souter. Instrumentation: Voice: Tessa Souter, Bass: Yasushi Nakamura, Guitar & Oud: Yotam Silberstein. 

10. Siren Song Vicki Burns. Arr: Tessa Souter. Instrumentation: Voice: Tessa Souter, Piano: Adam Platt, Bass: Yasushi Nakamura, Guitar: Yotam Silberstein, Drums: Billy Drummond.

11. Lonely Woman Ornette Coleman/Margot Guryan. Instrumentation: Voice: Tessa Souter,  Bass: Yasushi Nakamura, Drums: Billy Drummond

12. Nothing Will Be As It Was Milton Nascimento. Instrumentation: Voice: Tessa Souter, Guitar: Yotam Silberstein, Bass: Yasushi Nakamura, Percussion: Keita Ogawa