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Kandace Springs Is Nashville's Soulful Hidden Treasure

Kandace Springs Source: Claire Harbage

When you think of Nashville, you probably think of country music. Soul and jazz? Not so much. But Kandace Springs is aiming to change that. In 2014, Springs was signed to Blue Note Records, which, Art Blakey and . Springs owned that warm classic jazz sound on her debut album, 2016's . But with her latest album , out now, Springs is mixing it up and adding some lighter contemporary notes.

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