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Alana Cahoon


Country of origin:

U.S.

Type of music generally:

Bluesy, jazzy mainstream pop

Status:

Most recent release, Letting Go: Guided Meditations & Healing Music (2016)

See also:

Alana Cahoon's site

Alana Cahoon's facebook page

CD Baby's Alana Cahoon page

Comparisons:

Sade. Her press says: Shelby Lynne, Dusty Springfield, Norah Jones, Bonnie Raitt

Covers/own material:

Own, occasional covers

General comments:

Alana Cahoon makes smooth, accessible music. (stjarnell@yahoo.com)

Recommended first album:

Don't Look Back is the first we've heard

Recordings:

  • In From The Cold
  • Chasing Rainbows in the Dark (2008)
  • Don't Look Back (2010)
  • Letting Go: Guided Meditations & Healing Music (2016)

Don't Look Back

Release info:

2010—self-released

Availability:

See Alana Cahoon's site

Ecto priority:

Recommended

Group members:

Alana Cahoon—vocals

Guest artists:

Andy Calabrese—piano, keyboards
Steve Curry—drums
Ronnie France—electric bass
Bill Straub—saxophone, flute
David Rolla Wright—guitar
Dave Zasoda—acoustic bass

Produced by:

Alana Cahoon Miller & Andy Calabrese

Comments:

Alana Cahoon's new effort is smooth and very easy on the ears. She has a strong voice that she puts to good use on these songs. The opening title song has some of Sade's polished warmth. The version of the oft-covered "Fever" sounds fresh and cool in her capable hands. "Suu Kyi" is a funky tribute to the heroic An San Suu Kyi that resonates deeply. Alana Cahoon has made a strong album. (stjarnell@yahoo.com)


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