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Barbara King Debut Perfect Timing

Brooklyn, New York native Barbara King hopes that the title of her debut CD carries some truth. Perfect Timing is a strong recording and critics everywhere are becoming aware of her presence prompting Lloyd Sachs of the Chicago-Sun Times to say, "Barbara King's dusky, Sarah Vaughan-like qualities mark her as a talent to watch."

On Barbara's CCCMG Records debut release she presents jazz listeners a bevy of outstanding interpretations of standards and four original tracks that affirms her belief and position in life today. Jazz lovers will instantly recognize memorable and present day reflective tunes such as "Tryin' Times" and "Forever Young." The original tracks have plenty of impact as well, highlighting the expressive vocals of the young rising star. "Miracles" and "Perfect Timing" take the personal life of a singer and put everything into proper perspective.

Barbara developed her fervor for singing at the age of seven where she sang in church and performed in school plays. Barbara also sang with the noted Vassar College Choir, her alma mater, which toured throughout the U.S. where they performed a variety of classical and popular tunes. That effort continued to develop her skills as a vocalist and after graduating from Vassar; she triumphantly returned to New York City and enrolled in Brooklyn Music School where she continued to study under the instruction of Roland Washington, a New York-based vocal coach.

The pedigree and natural talent of Barbara King will become obvious to the astute jazz listener and certainly as time passes Perfect Timing will serve as the launching pad of one the great female vocalist to come out of New York in quite some time.



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