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Jeff Goldblum's 'Capital Studios Sessions' is like a long lost perfect puzzle piece / The Michigan Daily

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From his stint in "Jurassic Park" as a sharp-tongued mathematician to his more recent role in Marvel's "Thor: Ragnarok" as The Grandmaster, Jeff Goldblum has grown to be a true pop-culture icon. The addition of "jazz musician" to Goldblum's vibrant and diverse roster is more than fitting. His new album with the Mildred Snitzer Orchestra, The Capital Studios Sessions, is like a long lost perfect puzzle piece - the world didn't know it needed Jeff Goldblum singing and performing jazz with Sarah Silverman and Haley Reinhart until he gave it to them. While Goldblum doesn't reinvent jazz the way one might expect (many consider jazz to be a "dying" genre in need of reinvention or a merciful death), he capitalizes on the advantages of jazz as a genre of live performance. The result is a strange yet delightful mixture of satisfying jazz riffs, velvet-smooth vocals and playful humor.

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