Author Archives: Steve Rosenfeld

Pat McGee: Pat McGee

Pat McGee’s self-titled latest CD is a dream come true. Though he’s been writing and performing for 20 years, McGee decided to emulate the timeless music that first inspired him. What he did not expect was "The Section," or musicians … Continue reading

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John Anderson: Goldmine

John Anderson is a country legend known for his immediately recognizable earthy voice and honest songwriting. Goldmine is his first new music in 9 years and 23rd album. It is filled with evocative, passionately played songs celebrating moments in real … Continue reading

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Whitey Morgan: Sonic Ranch

Whitey Morgan is the real deal: a whiskey poet, tele-twanger-banger, road warrior and artist who laughs at it all. On his latest album, Sonic Ranch, this country outlaw bandleader delivers one fantastic song after another about the rough-and-tumble world of … Continue reading

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Anat Cohen: Luminosa

Clarinetist-saxophonist Anat Cohen brings her musical worlds together on her seventh album, Luminosa. The Israeli virtuoso instrumentalist and bandleader draws on her love of jazz, Brazilian classics and Choro, and electronica to create an album that is filled with warm … Continue reading

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Meredith Monk: Piano Songs

Meredith Monk has been a composer, singer, director/choreographer, and creator of new operas, musical-theatre works, film and installations for over 50 years. As she celebrates that milestone with perhaps more performances and tributes this year than ever, she has released … Continue reading

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Gretchen Peters: Blackbirds

Gretchen Peters is a wonderful singer-songwriter who was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2014. She’s a beloved and respected artist, whose moody and captivating songs are filled with lost souls, people trapped in the darkness or … Continue reading

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Louise Goffin: Appleonfire

Louise Goffin’s parents are the renowned songwriting duo of Carole King and Gerry Goffin. After her father’s passing in 2014, Louise worked with his longtime collaborator, Barry Goldberg, to create a six-song tribute EP featuring alittle-heard songs by Goffin and … Continue reading

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Mohammed Fairouz: Follow, Poet

Mohammed Fairouz is one of most frequently performed and recorded young composers. He makes his Deutsche Grammophon Debut in January 2015 with the release of Follow, Poet. The album features premiere recordings of the song cycle Audenesque, performed by Kate … Continue reading

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Michael J. Smith & Friends: The Spirit of Christmas

Michael W. Smith’s The Spirit of Christmas is a magnificent collaboration between a three-time GRAMMY winner and many of Nashville’s outstanding vocalists. Smith, an acclaimed singer, songwriter, composer and bandleader, calls it "the most unique and unusual" record of his … Continue reading

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Patty Larkin: Still Green

Patty Larkin’s Still Green is an intimate exploration of loss, grief, appreciation and beauty. The 13th recording in a storied folk-pop career comes after illness and death in her family. Larkin wrote songs to process her feelings and experiences in … Continue reading

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