**** "Live and Alive" shows (Hodge's) striking gifts; especially her full and powerful voice...shining most prominently on the bluesier tunes... Her 8ve leaps and pitch-perfect landings evoke Portland great Nancy King, while her bluesier side is reminiscent of Ernestine Anderson. Her song, Before Sunset, also reveals her ability to write and execute advanced harmonies..."
- The Oregonian, Lynn Darroch
ABOUT VOICE, JAZZ, ETC:
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ARTICLES ON VOICE:
The Voice: My Favorite Wind Instrument, by Cheryl Hodge
ARTICLES ON JAZZ THEORY, COMPOSING AND SONGWRITING:
Composing article by widely acclaimed jazz guitar master, John Stowell
"Reflections on the Merits of Composing"
Great Jazz Theory "how to" article with guitar virtuoso, Frank Singer
Songwriting article by Cheryl for songstuff.com:
"Take it to the Bridge"