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Jackson Jazz Artist Wins Grammy

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Jackson native and Grammy Award-winning jazz vocalist Cassandra Wilson

Jackson native Cassandra Wilson took home the Grammy for Best Jazz Vocal Album Sunday night for her newest release, "Loverly." The album, which fuses Wilson's distinct voice and modern rhythm with classic standards, is the artist's second Grammy-winning album. Wilson's wildly popular "Blue Moon Daughter" also won the Grammy for Best Jazz Vocal Album in 1997.

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Man, she's gorgeous. Jackson Hearts (Our) Cassandra!

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DonnaLadd
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2009-02-11T17:21:52-06:00
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Awesome, congrats to Miss Wilson!

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andi
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2009-02-11T17:56:00-06:00
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Cassandra is so deservant . She is one of the most down to earth and sweetest people. she attends my church. We are proud of her!!!

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angiebee
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2009-02-12T11:19:55-06:00

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