Allegra Levy – Cities Between Us

It took a few years, but it’s well worth the wait. Upstart jazz vocalist Allegra Levy releases her second album, Cities Between Us (Steeple Chase Productions, 2017).

Supporting musicians are Kirk Knuffke, cornet; Stephen Riley, tenor saxophone; Carmen Staaf, piano; Jay Anderson, bass; and Billy Drummond, drums.

Levy’s acclaimed Lonely City (2014) has been billed as the darker side of Allegra. By comparison, the new release would be the lighter side. In reality, it’s a more human side. Whereas the debut album presented songs about “serious” topics, Cities Between Us delves more into emotions as they relate to personal relationships and memories.

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