With her current trio - with pianist Christian Gutfleisch and bassist Thomas Lähns - Miriam Klein presents the music of her reissued album „By Myself“ (ENJ-9590). In addition, the trio plays songs, which were composed for Miriam Klein by musicians like Roland Hanna, Red Mitchell, and Ray Ellis.
Swiss vocalist Miriam Klein came into public eye when she performed in Paris in the 50s with Dexter Gordon, Pierre Michelot, Don Byas, and Art Simmons.
In 1973 she made her first impact on the vocal scene with the album “Lady Like” dedicated to her idol Billie Holiday on which she was accompanied by Roy Eldrige, Dexter Gordon, and Slide Hampton. She did not intend “to copy Billie Holiday but simply to sing in her style” she explained. ...