With her first live album, Fiona Apple's big sister continues to solidify her standing as one of the cabaret circuit's finest interpreters of the Great American Songbook. Here, she applies her bright, warm vocals to the masters - Duke Ellington ("Prelude to a Kiss"), Richard Rodgers (a fresh-as-ever "My Funny Valentine"), Ira Gershwin ("I Can't Get Started"), Johnny Mercer and Hoagy Carmichael ("Skylark").  At age 32, Maggart adds something new to these old gems.

  Melissa Rose Bernardo
Entertainment Weekly

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Rising cabaret star Maggart may not be as well known to the general public as her sister, Fiona Apple. But with her sultry-sweet tone and quivering vibrato, Maggart conveys a singular freshness and unmannered sensuality.On this medley of classics, her tenderness and longing are almost painfully raw and hauntingly lovely.

By Elysa Gardner
USA Today

A Passion for The Standards By Jonathan Schwartz
The audience at the Algonquin Hotel's Oak Room, one of New York's premier cabarets, fall to silence when Maude Maggart starts to sing from the Great American Songbook. Read full article >





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