Eleanor Dubinsky has found the tender edge where jazz, world, and pop sensibilities meet emotionally forthright songwriting. Composing in English, French and Spanish, the indie songstress is noted for her soothing, sultry vocals, enlivened by Latin, Brazilian, American and West African rhythms. Accolades include being named “Best Up ...
Project 142 Presents:
Frank Ponzio (piano) and Eleanor Dubinsky (vocals, guitar, cello) performing their original compositions, including songs from Eleanor Dubinsky's new album Soft Spot Of My Heart
Eleanor Dubinsky has found the tender edge where jazz, world, and pop sensibilities meet emotionally forthright songwriting. In this highly anticipated CD release concert, Dubinsky presents her new album Soft Spot Of My Heart, laid down in studios in Lisbon, Portugal and NYC over the course of 2017. A globally savvy collection of songs highlighting Eleanor's potent vocals and embracing the musical colors and influences of a diverse group of collaborators from Portugal, NYC, Cape Verde and Brazil, Soft Spot Of My Heart draws from a variety of musical influences including gospel, folk, jazz, Latin and Luso-African. To underline her uplifting message, Eleanor welcomes special guests from Brooklyn based contemporary gospel ensemble Greg Stamper Stamper & Soul21, who also make a noteworthy appearance on her new record.
“Eleanor's music is all about connection and empowerment. It makes me feel transported to a sandy beach, where I can be free and dip my toes in the water.” - Glamour Magazine
“Then the voice - simple direct and honest. Its melody lifted me right out of the funk I'd been in. Eleanor's music reminds me of the best of Sting. Great production, spacious grooves and deep feeling all around!” - Steve Sandberg (Pianist, Three- time Emmy- nominated composer)
"Soft Spot Of My Heart is a cerebral, thought-provoking and enchanting album that has the capacity to captivate. It is full of melodic and memorable music which Eleanor Dubinsky delivers against a series of carefully crafted and polished arrangements...poignant, powerful and thought-provoking." - Derek's Music Blog
"American composer, songwriter and vocalist Eleanor Dubinsky uses various musical genres to express her finely-crafted songs. She has a delightful, engaging vocal style and her lyrics transmit her concern for the marginalized, longing and understanding of human beings from diverse cultures. On Soft Spot of My Heart you’ll find a captivating collection of songs that incorporate jazz, gospel, soul, Americana, pop and world music elements." - Angel Romero, World Music Central