The Physician - video from Hugh's Room in Toronto →
“Cervini’s subtle navigation, fine enunciation and wise choice of material, combined with Oded Lev-Ari’s elegant arrangements, make this CD a gem” – Downbeat Magazine, Editor’s Pick “Amy Cervini stands out from the pack in her generation.” - Allmusic.com “…she delivers each with deft authority, easily capturing the effortless swing of Dearie’s delivery while making ample use of her own richly...
NYC Release dates
Hope to see you at one of our New York area release dates! We’ll be at the Long Island Winter Jazz Fest on March 3 and at the 55 Bar on March 6 & 7 (joined by Anat Cohen, Nadje Noorduis, Jesse Lewis, Matt Aronoff & Matt Wilson - horrible band right? Too band they’re all such jerks.)
I’m very excited that “Digging Me, Digging You” is chartbound on the JazzWeek charts and is #34 on the CMJ charts! If you’re a radio person, please call your favorite station and request us!
Some more press quotes
“Cervini’s subtle navigation, fine enunciation and wise choice of material, combined with Oded Lev-Ari’s elegant arrangements, make this CD a gem” – Downbeat Magazine, Editor’s Pick “…she delivers each with deft authority, easily capturing the effortless swing of Dearie’s delivery while making ample use of her own richly coloured tone. Definitely a disc to dig.” – The Globe and Mail “Excellent...
DownBeat Editor's Pick!
I’m honored to have been chosen as an Editor’s Pick in this month’s DownBeat newsletter. Here is the review: BY BOBBY REED Amy Cervini, Digging Me Digging You (Anzic) A successful tribute album illuminates the artistry of the performer who recorded it, as well as the artist who is being saluted. Such is the case with Amy Cervini’s third solo album, Digging Me Digging You, an...
An interview with Richard Kamins
Press Highlights, so far
“Digging Me, Digging You is a brilliant work of vocal beauty and composition choices.” – JazzWrap “an impeccable release that is as entertaining as they come!” - @Critical Jazz “From beginning to end, “Digging Me, Digging You” will make you smile - if this recording does not brighten your day, seek outside help.” – Step Tempest “Cervini is a talent deserving attention,...
Listen to tracks from the new record!
All About Jazz Review of Digging Me, Digging You
By WILLIAM CAREY, Published: January 20, 2012 It’s funny hearing such signature Blossom Dearie songs as “Dear John” and the Schoolhouse Rock classic “Figure Eight” without that oh-so-identifiable voice and delivery. Funny, but Amy Cervini is a talented enough vocalist that it isn’t the slightest bit distracting to not have that adorably individual style and...
Review by @Critical Jazz
Thanks to Brent Black for this great review of the new record! “You will dig this… Amy Cervini is not a singer, not a vocalist but a wonderful story teller. Amy Cervini is an artist. Digging Me Digging You is breathing new life and for some people perhaps first discovery into the hip jazz pixie Blossom Dearie. While the release title is drawn from the lyrics to “Hey...
New video of "Rhode Island" →
A performance with Pete McCann on guitar and Matt Aronoff on bass
A bit more about the record
“With this album,” Cervini says, “I’m not paying tribute so much to Blossom Dearie as a singer and a pianist as I’m paying tribute to the choices she made as a singer and a pianist.” The Toronto-bred, New York-based Cervini was told by people that she sounded like Blossom Dearie “before I had even heard her sing – and once I did, I recognized a lot of the...
A profile of Blossom Dearie →
Check out this great profile of Blossom by Kylie Minogue on the BBC
Some info from the press release
Amy Cervini – whom The New York Times describes as “a thoughtful and broad-minded jazz singer” for her free-spirited, genre-blind approach – pays homage to a childhood idol with Digging Me, Digging You: A Tribute to Blossom Dearie. To be released in January 2012 by Anzic Records, Cervini’s third solo album features her backed by a band of all-star New York jazz players as she...