Karin Plato – This Could Be The One (180g LP)

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Stereophile – Records to Die For 2020

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For two and a half decades, Vancouver-based jazz vocalist, Karin Plato, has been carving her own place on the Canadian jazz scene. Her vocals are often beautifully understated, yet, with such an expert control of her instrument, she brings fresh readings of old standards and crafts her own intricate tunes with a delivery that sounds effortless. Her new release, This Could Be The One, just may be the most fully realized Karin Plato album yet! The majority of the tunes are by Plato herself. A fine composer, she writes some lines that a lesser singer would not be able to execute. Yes, there’s the delicate voice that seems caress each note but on this release, she is also singing OUT!

“Recorded live off the floor by Sheldon Zaharko in Vancouver at Warehouse Studio, the album has a warm, inviting vibe, emulating, to a certain degree, the experience of hearing acoustic jazz from a good seat in a well-appointed venue.

This Could Be The One is largely made up of Plato’s original material, with a few re-arranged exceptions: the Lennon/McCartney-penned I’ve Just Seen A Face, Hank Williams’ I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry, and the ubiquitous Heart And Soul. Byrnes joins Plato on What Came Before, Plato’s loping, 3/4 ode to empathy; though they represent different vocal traditions, the two singers’ voices blend well, with Byrnes’ big, woolly voice complementing Plato’s controlled clarity. Shoichet and Plato sing together on Sorrow, another Plato original, a bittersweet, straight-eighths song that serves as the album’s final entry.

With an overall mood that tends toward the calm and communicative, even during its more bombastic moments, This Could Be The One is a worthy addition to the canon of modern Canadian vocal jazz.” – Written by Colin Story

This Could Be The One is a stunningly beautiful, intimate release. Karin Plato, is a singer’s singer but she is so much MORE! She is a a revelation for anyone with ears, feelings and heart.

https://vancouversun.com/entertainment/music/five-things-to-know-about-this-could-be-the-one-by-karin-plato

 

 

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    Bass - Laurence Mollerup
    Clarinet - James Danderfer
    Drums - Joe Poole
    Producer, Vocals, Composed By, Arranged By - Karin Plato
    Recorded By, Mixed By - Sheldon Zaharko
    Trombone - Rod Murray
 

Side A

  1. This Could Be the One [3:45]
  2. Insomnia [6:16]
  3. Take Time [4:16]
  4. I've Just Seen a Face [6:01]

Side B

  1. Sweet Summer [5:32]
  2. July [8:47]
  3. Life Is a Beautiful Game [3:47]
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Karin Plato

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Stereophile Records To Die For

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