Singer, songwriter, guitarist and Motéma label founder Jana Herzen and renowned bassist Charnett Moffett are true jazz legends in their own right. Yet their latest collaboration ‘Round The World so artfully blends soul sensitivity and originality in its acoustic arrangements, it could just as easily be considered alt-pop or modern folk. The collection is a spirited, twist and turn filled extension of the duo’s 12-year creative partnership that includes an initial duo project in 2012 and touring together. Intuitive in their breezy yet sometimes off the beaten path arrangements, they blend graceful and jaunty re-imaginings of classics by The Beatles, Men at Work, Kermit the Frog, Roberta Flack and Maria Muldaur with heartfelt, easy grooving originals that fit snugly and seamlessly amidst the more familiar fare. Quirky, smart, and sophisticated, the virtuosic duo finishes each other’s musical sentences, setting a dreamy vibe evoking Saturday nights around a warm fireplace with a glass of wine and an old friend.