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Sutton Sorensen, Kit Taylor and Michele Van Kleef

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Jimmy Mak's (map) Northwest
Fri., Nov. 30, 8 p.m. 2012 21+

Jimmy Mak's
$12

Sutton Sorensen's debut album Long, Long Time is a collection of originals and inventive covers of well-known songs, highlighted by Sorensen's cool but involving voice. The arrangements are smooth as silk, designed to leave most feathers unruffled—this is adult-contemporary territory, to be certain—but there's a confidence and assurance to Sorenson's delivery that gives the album a winning, personal feel. Some covers fare better than others; U2's "Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For" feels lacking in urgency and Peter Gabriel's "In Your Eyes" is more or less by-the-numbers, but Sorensen's take on Joni Mitchell's "Carey" is a bull's eye, and her version of Blind Faith's "Can't Find My Way Home" is delicate and warm. Sorensen celebrates the new album at tonight's release show. NED LANNAMANN

Jimmy Mak's

221 NW 10th Ave., Portland, OR 97209
503-295-6542
http://www.jimmymaks.com/

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  • Fri., Nov. 30, 8 p.m. 2012
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