Monthly Archives: October 2002

Chris Whitley: Long Way Around: An Anthology 1991-2001

Chris Whitley doesn’t consider himself a singer, or a songwriter, or a guitar player – even though that’s what he does. He’d call himself an ‘expressionist,’ akin to those early 20th century painters who wanted to evoke deeper feelings than … Continue reading

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Eleanor McEvoy: Yola

Eleanor McEvoy is one of Ireland’s best-known contemporary singer-songwriters. Not only does she have a fabulous voice, but her writing is unusually vivid – describing scenes and emotional exchanges from real life. "Yola" was produced by McEvoy and Brian Connor, … Continue reading

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Maysa: Out of the Blue

Maysa Leak is a notable jazz-and-soul singer who says she simply decided to record songs that moved her on her latest CD, "Out of the Blue." She first became known for her singing with "Incognito," but has branched out to … Continue reading

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Buddy Miller: Midnight and Lonesome

Singer-guitarist Buddy Miller’s career has been a steady march to the top of the ‘Americana’ world. His latest CD, "Midnight and Lonesome" has all the trademarks of his finely crafted but soulful sound – delicate ballads, big-sounding rockers and a … Continue reading

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