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Robin McKelle's Melodic Canvas offers social commentary with a soulful sound / JAZZCORNER

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In recent interviews, CD reviews, TV/radio appearances and tour coverage, singer/writer Robin McKelle has earned praise for her new album, ‘Melodic Canvas': "Tackling tough subject matter including politics, faith and more, McKelle's Melodic Canvas offers listeners a timely social commentary with a rich, soulful sound. Blending elements of blues, jazz, gospel and soul, the album is an inspired work of pure, aural bliss" (Eponymous Review).  McKelle is a musical enigma, and proudly so. On the acclaimed new album, she's empowered by the alchemy, embracing her genre-blurring style and no longer trying to fit into a box. The result is a deeply textured, rich collection - somewhat of a sonic return to her jazz roots, yet subtly so. 

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