Take Me Home
Released April 2005, 33 Jazz Records
Debut album Take Me Home features Kaz’s own arrangements of jazz standards (Old Devil Moon, Cheek to Cheek) as well as Tom Waits’ Take Me Home and Nick Drake’s Day Is Done. She brought together the outstanding talents of Gwilym Simcock on piano and French horn, Matt Dungey on piano, as well as regular band Sam Crockatt, Simon Thorpe and Dave Smith.
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“Absolute clarity of diction, a nice line in scat, an exuberant vocal quality and an inventive arranger – Take Me Home perfectly encapsulates the enormous potential of singer Kaz Simmons”. Peter Quinn, Jazzwise
“A commendable achievement…her bright chirpy optimistic approach is very enjoyable” In Tune International
“The UK’s Jazz singer, Kaz Simmons is a young vocal bomb waiting to explode onto the Jazz Idiom” George W. Carroll, www.ejazznews.com
“She takes the music in new and wonderful directions”. Bruce Pulver, www.jazzreview.com