Jazz Vocalist http://wkms.org en Jazz Vocalist, Artist Solitaire Miles on Cafe Jazz http://wkms.org/post/jazz-vocalist-artist-solitaire-miles-cafe-jazz <p>Classically trained vocalist Solitaire Miles has the range and sound that echoes the musings of jazz singer Anita O'Day and Ella Fitzgerald, and opera singer Fredericka Van Staad. Her brilliantly recorded albums <em>Born To Be Blue</em> and <em>Melancholy </em>reflect her complex ideas and multifaceted influences. But equally impressive are her paintings, one of which is of President Obama that was accepted by the White House. <em>Café Jazz </em>host and Department of History professor Dr. Brian Clardy spoke with her by telephone about her work and views on the future of jazz as an art form. A shortened version of this interview aired on <em>Café Jazz </em>Wednesday, March 13. The interview above is the longer, full version.</p><p> Thu, 14 Mar 2013 02:10:00 +0000 Brian Clardy & Matt Markgraf 29254 at http://wkms.org Jazz Vocalist, Artist Solitaire Miles on Cafe Jazz