MARION RAMPAL : TISSÉ

LABEL : LES RIVIÈRES SOUTERRAINES ALBUM IN A SENTENCE : A CONFIDENT GALLIC TAKE ON AMERICAN FOLK AND ROOTS MUSIC Part of family life is knowing when to get out of the way. Sometimes love looks like allowing and facilitating close relatives that you love to own the space of a special bond that neitherContinue reading “MARION RAMPAL : TISSÉ”

STREAM TO THE RIVER #11 : NEW OLD SONGS

As regular visitors to We Could See To The River will know, this is a site that champions brand new music. However, that doens’t mean that over the course of a year, old songs didn’t turn up that were ‘new’ to my ears. This is a playlist that captures the best of those ‘new’ songs.Continue reading “STREAM TO THE RIVER #11 : NEW OLD SONGS”

ARCHIE SHEPP & JASON MORAN : LET MY PEOPLE GO

LABEL: ARCHIEBALL ALBUM IN A SENTENCE: Saxophonist Archie Shepp and Pianist Jason Moran speak from the heart through a collection of spirituals and jazz standards. Archie Shepp is a new artist to me, even though he is a vastly distinguished saxophonist with over a half century of ground-breaking albums behind him. The apex of hisContinue reading “ARCHIE SHEPP & JASON MORAN : LET MY PEOPLE GO”

stream to the river #1 playlist

we could see to the river wouldn’t be any kind of middle-aged music blog at all if it didn’t come with a regular playlist. Here’s a sample of what has been on the stereo in the first part of the year.