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Sasha Dobson | "girl Talk" at The Falcon

Posted by Sally Lynch on April 23, 2022


The Falcon
1348 Rte 9w
Marlboro, NY

Sasha Dobson |


Sun, May 22, 2022
7:00 pm

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Sasha Dobson
voice / vocals


Sasha Dobson is a member of Puss n Boots, a popular alt-country trio whose personnel also includes Norah Jones and Catherine Popper.

On Girl Talk, Dobson focuses on jazz, and the trio that functions as the core group includes Peter Bernstein, who earns an A+ for his sensitive accompaniment and soloing on the record. Dobson grew up listening to jazz, and Girl Talk isn’t so much a departure for the singer as a heartfelt return to her roots. The retro album cover (dig the pale green wall rotary telephone) suggests a nod to mid-century pop culture.

Dobson’s whimsical duet with Norah Jones on Neal Hefti’s “Girl Talk” is good for a laugh, “Perhaps Perhaps Perhaps” has its own charms, and you may also get a kick out of “These Boots Are Made for Walking.” Interestingly, Dobson doesn’t ratchet up the kitsch element on these cuts, instead allowing her smoky voice to set the scene...

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