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Jane Ira Bloom: Sixteen Sunsets / HamptonRoads.com review

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Soprano saxophonist Jane Ira Bloom – who admittedly sometimes throws sound around like paint and other times plays like she's "carving silence like a sculptor" – has delivered the first all-ballad release in her 30-year career. A mixture of American songbook standards and her originals, it showcases the sheer beauty of Bloom's nuanced playing. – Marvin Leon Lake.

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