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Sasha Dobson | "girl Talk" at The Falcon

Posted by Sally Lynch on April 23, 2022

Where

The Falcon
1348 Rte 9w
Marlboro, NY
Map
845-236-7970

Sasha Dobson |

When

Sun, May 22, 2022
7:00 pm

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Musicians

Sasha Dobson
voice / vocals

About

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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