Tuesday, August 12, 2008
Irma Thomas Teams Up with Jazz Stars on New CD
Blues singer Irma Thomas' new album, Simply Grand, will be released on August 12. The collection teams her with 12 renowned pianists, including Ellis Marsalis, Norah Jones, Henry Butler, Dr. John, Marcia Ball and Randy Newman. Last year, Thomas won her first Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Blues Album for After the Rain.