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First Instinct

by Leala Cyr

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The Secret 06:41
Dichavado 03:57
Give Me 05:34
Summertime 06:06
Canyon View 06:40
On the Road 06:34
True Love 05:46
Monalisa 04:00


A contemporary mix of originals, jazz standards and Brazilian songs featuring strong vocal improvisation and warm trumpet sound.


released February 24, 2019

Leala Cyr – vocals, flugelhorn, trumpet
Elias Meister – guitar
Tiago Michelin – drums
Eduardo Belo – bass

Special Guests:
Guinga – guitar on tracks 3 & 8
Hailey Niswanger – soprano sax on track 6

Produced by Leala Cyr
All music and lyrics by Leala Cyr except:
“Dichavado” (Guinga)
“Summertime” (G. Gershwin/I. Gershwin)

Recorded by Alessio Romano at Studio 42 in Brooklyn, NY, except tracks 3 & 8 recorded by Jesse Nichols at Fantasy Studios in Berkeley, CA
Mixed & mastered by Jeremy Loucas at Sear Sound in New York, NY
Photography and graphic design by BUTTER Photography


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Leala Cyr Hartford, Connecticut

Leala Cyr is fast becoming one of the most sought-after jazz vocalists of her generation. A rare “double threat,” Cyr complements her impeccable vocals with a warm, golden tone on the trumpet. As a member of Esperanza Spalding’s “Radio Music and Chamber Music Societies,” she has performed around the world and has appeared on The Late Show, The Tonight Show, The View, The Daily Show, and more ... more

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