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Monthly Archives: November 2002
Echo is singer/keyboardist/composer Joy Askew, trumpeter/ composer Takuya Nakamura and guitarist Mark Wood. Their compelling and intriguing music is electronic jazz–standards and originals set to an intriguing mix of sonic pads and composed tracks. By merging the classic and cutting-edge, … Continue reading
Abenaa is a talented singer-songwriter whose soul- and rock-inflected debut offers glimpses into her personal search for meaning and inspiration. "My songs educate me about where my life is at the moment," Abenaa says – and it’s true. The CD, … Continue reading
Jen Chapin’s and Stephan Crump’s recording debut, "Open Wide," is a distinctive musical pairing of her voice and his acoustic bass. Their sound is often described as ‘urban folk,’ but that description doesn’t quite do justice to Chapin’s singing or … Continue reading