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Style: Pop Traditional, Jazz
Gifted with a velvety baritone, singer Elijah Rock is a modern-day crooner whose recordings demonstrate what sophisticated singing is all about. On the Sinatra cover “AlI I Need is the Girl,” Mr. Rock delivers a light, romantic, Saturday-nite-on-the-town type of a song whose jazzy, fingersnappin’ vitality is contagious. Rock’s voice goes deep and formal on “Gershwin For My Soul” which really punches into overdrive after the chorus and gets loose and jazzy to the end. Despite lyrical cliche, “Matters of the Heart” treats the listener to a slow, pensive, Debussy-like piano intro that, right down to the song’s climactic cymbal shimmer, shows that Rock is one terrific communicator.