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Code Noir Album Review - Jazzwise UK

By Peter Quinn, Jazzwise UK June issue

Four Stars (out of 4) Any new album by Carmen Lundy is a cause for celebration and, delivering a heady mix of jazz, blues, samba and pop, Code Noir is no exception. Floating delicately into your consciousness as if in a dream, the fragile beauty of album opener 'Another Chance' is delivered entirely sotto voce, the dynamic never rising beyond an understated mezzo forte.

Billboard Features Carmen Lundy - Carmen Lundy Deciphers 'Code Noir,' Being a Jazz Vocalist & Her Love Affair With Art

By Gail Mitchell, Billboard


Jazz vocalist Carmen Lundy is celebrating the highest debut in her 15-album journey with Code Noir. Released in February, the set bowed at No. 9 on the Jazz Albums chart.

Now at No.

JazzTimes Review of Carmen Lundy - Code Noir

By Christopher Loudon

Carmen Lundy: Code Noir (Afrasia)


Musicians as diversely gifted as Carmen Lundy, who has excelled as a vocalist, composer, lyricist, arranger, guitarist and keyboardist for more than three decades, remain few and far between. There was Ray Charles, and there is Joni Mitchell, but very few others. And Lundy, like Mitchell, is also a superb painter, often crafting the artwork for her album covers, including the multihued self-portrait that adorns Code Noir.

Carmen Lundy - Code Noir

by Edward F. Nesta


The latest release by Carmen Lundy - Code Noir is a melding of African influenced sounds from across genres such as Jazz, Blues, Funk, Bossa Nova, and more. Code Noir shows Carmen Lundy's mastery of writing passionate lyrics that blend seamlessly with alluring melodies.

Carmen Lundy - Code Noir was produced by Carmen Lundy and released on the indie Afrasia Production label; this marks Ms. Lundy's 15th release in her storied career.

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