for Anne's songs and album:
of a song!”
"Fresh and new, but a taste of old."
"I sometimes get scared listening to "new"
music, but I loved this CD from the very first
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Press Release for Cookin' in the Kitchen
This tasty album is a well-seasoned
collection of Anne’s original material, including
the sizzling title track plus the jazz standard “Laura”
by Johnny Mercer. Anne is a gifted vocalist, pianist,
composer and lyricist with a conservatory degree in
jazz and roots in rock, blues, R&B and country.
Her repertoire includes...
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The Musician's Line-Up
Engineering "Cookin' in the Kitchen"
has been my co-producer and partner in jazz-crossover
crimes, David Seitz. Assisting David at Shelter
Island Sound was Asia Mei.
The following musicians are featured:
Bobby Allende, Skip Brevis, Tim Carbone, Willard
Dyson, Christian Fabian, Joel Frahm, Tony Gorruso,
Andricka Hall, Jerome Harris, Greg Heffernan, Ben
Herrington, Judith Insell, Tony Kadleck, Dave Levitt,
Nick Lowe, Judy Palma, Frank Perowski, Marlene Rice,
Catherine Russel, Rob Scheps, Kirsten Thien, Brian
McWhorter, Pat Wictor, Rich Zukor. Arranging and
co-writing credits include Marv Conan, Mark Goldblat,
Barrett Zinn and Russ Anixter.
A very special thanks to my piano teacher Mr.
Another special thanks to Ms.
Ann Ruckert and all the members of her Tuesday
is a vocalist, pianist, composer and lyricist with
a conservatory degree in jazz and roots in rock,
blues, R&B and country. Her music is reminiscent
of adult contemporary hits of 70s & 80s. Her
live shows include her original songs and well-known
jazz standards. She has received grants from the
Musician's Foundation and ASCAPlus annually since
2006. She was selected as a finalist with the Avalon
Festival Songwriting Contest, UniSong International
Songwriting Competition and for the Females on Fire
compilation produced by Warrior Girl Music.