Monthly Archives: October 2005

Keren DeBerg: Gone

Keren DeBerg’s "Gone" is a striking collection of poignant pop-rock songs about hard endings and new beginnings. Keren’s pleasing voice cloaks real heartache with a mix of defiance and mystery as she closes one chapter and starts another. "Gone" showcases … Continue reading


Grateful Dead: The Complete Annotated Grateful Dead Lyrics

"A scrap of age-old lullabye down some forgotten street" is how Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter starts to describe his craft in the "Complete Annotated Grateful Dead Lyrics." David Dodd does the rest in a book that reveals the meaning, … Continue reading


Eric Lewis: Hopscotch

Eric Lewis is a pianist-composer who has already made a name for himself playing with some of the biggest names in jazz: Cassandra Wilson; Wynton Marsalis; Elvin Jones and Roy Hargorve. On his first solo release, "Hopscotch," he revives the … Continue reading