SOURCE: KOCH Records

January 06, 2006 16:56 ET

22-Year-Old Jazz Singer Sophie Milman to Release Self-Titled Debut Album in the U.S. on March 21st, 2006

Russian-Born Singer's Self-Titled Album Is the Breakthrough Jazz Album of the Year in Canada

NEW YORK, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 6, 2006 -- One of the top selling jazz artists in her native Canada, 22-year-old beauty Sophie Milman is set to release her debut album in the U.S. on KOCH Records on March 21st, 2006.

Sophie Milman is a young Russian-born, Israeli Canadian singer who is on her way to becoming an international Jazz sensation. Already a household name in Canada where her self-titled debut album was the breakthrough Jazz album of the year, it remains in the year's Top 5 bestsellers according to Soundscan, alongside international stars Diana Krall, Michael Buble & Madeline Peyroux.

The beautiful and critically acclaimed jazz singer has graced the cover of New York's Forward newspaper, Voir Magazine in Montreal, Lifestyles Magazine, and Klublife Magazine in Toronto. She is also a full time University of Toronto commerce student and is fluent in four languages.

The Toronto Star proclaimed, "Sophie Milman's brilliant new self-titled CD was one of several Canadian recording highlights in 2005," while the Toronto Downtown Jazz Newsletter wrote, "Sophie Milman bursts out of the gates with a confident debut that serves notice of a new major talent on the Jazz vocal scene. The twenty-two-year-old Russian-born singer possesses an achingly sensuous voice that is free of affectation and surprisingly mature. Wow!"

The tracklisting:

1. Agua De Beber                            7. Lonely In New York
2. I Can't Give You Anything But Love, Baby 8. I Feel Pretty
3. Guilty                                   9. La Vie En Rose
4. My Baby Just Cares For Me               10. My Heart Belongs To Daddy
5. Back Home To Me                         11. Ochi Chernye (Dark Eyes)
6. The Man I love                          12. This Time of the Year
Sophie in the studio, Click here for Windows media:

http://boss.streamos.com/wmedia/kochent/sophiemilman/orangeloungehi.wvx

http://boss.streamos.com/wmedia/kochent/sophiemilman/orangeloungelow.wvx

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KOCH Records is a division of KOCH Entertainment, the fastest-growing music company and the market leader among independents in North America. The KOCH Entertainment corporate umbrella encompasses the KOCH Records label, KOCH Vision home video, KOCH Music Publishing and KOCH Entertainment Distribution with operations in both the U.S. and Canada. KOCH Records proudly claims the largest number of Billboard charting albums among independents for each of the last five years (2001-2005). For additional info on the KOCH Records label and its roster of artists, please visit www.kochrecords.com

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