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Samara Joy

Warm In December

Release Date: December 2, 2022

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Meet Samara Joy
Trinity Church Wall Street | Nov 8 Live Concert
1 Warm In December  

Once-in-a-generation vocalist Samara Joy - nominee for Best New Artist at the 65th Annual GRAMMY Awards® - will leave you feeling festive with her new single “Warm in December.” The swinging jazz standard is yet another example of the 23-year-old’s unique ability to reinvigorate classic songs for a new generation. She’s been called “the silky-voiced rising jazz star” (New York Times), “a classic jazz singer from a new generation” (NPR All Things Considered), and “a jazz purist who embodies generations of great Black female singers across idioms” (Andscape).

Samara Joy’'s “Warm in December,” featuring Sullivan Fortner (piano), David Wong (double bass), and Kenny Washington (drums): 

Less than two months after the release of her Verve Records debut album, Linger Awhile, Samara has added a new credential to her impressive resume: 2x Grammy nominee. Linger Awhile - nominated for Best Jazz Vocal Album at the 65th Annual GRAMMY Awards® - finds the Bronx native modernizing beloved songs with her “youthful exuberance” (WRTI) and “instincts that can’t be taught” (Consequence), sometimes singing original lyrics using the melodies of famous instrumental solos, a style known as vocalese. The album was recorded in Samara’s hometown of New York City by Chris

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