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Anita Baker: Live at Wembley Arena

Barney Hoskyns, Times, The, June 1990

ANITA BAKER remains a remarkable phenomenon: an intimate, improvisatory jazz-soul songstress who gigs in vast, impersonal hangars such as Wembley Arena. She should be appearing at Ronnie Scott's. Instead she is a tiny figure alone on a huge revolving stage, her wondrous voice booming from enormous banks of speakers overhead.

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