Streams

Mark David Ashworth

« previous episode | next episode »

Sunday, May 08, 2011

Words and music do an elegant dance of meaning and dreaming in the music of San Francisco-based songwriter Mark David Ashworth. Singing his own lyrics, and setting poems by William Carlos Williams, Mary Oliver, and Robert Louis Stevenson, Ashworth explores themes of the natural world, ancient colonization, and personal insight. Host David Garland welcomes Ashworth to the WNYC Studio to talk about his music, and to perform with guitarist Taylor Jacobs and vocalist Crystal Fulbright.

 

Mark David Ashworth "Entering the Kingdom" on WNYC's Spinning On Air

 

Mark David Ashworth "Bright is the Ring of Words" on WNYC's Spinning On Air

 

Mark David Ashworth "Do It Anyway" on WNYC's Spinning On Air

Comments [4]

Denise from West Orange, NJ

Just loved the music - so entirely different from the usual schlock. So thoughtful. What a nice speaking voice. Wonderful piano work. Really nice man.

Dec. 11 2011 09:06 PM
malu

adorable.. absolutely adorable ... it is so amusing, inspiring and so relaxing.... amazingly beautiful,soft, warming and welcoming music ...
brings the nice and the good in you nice ... very nice
good work excellent work

May. 08 2011 09:13 PM
koko from ny

very beatlesque/cale/refacinged you are too self humble

May. 08 2011 08:35 PM
Deb from San Francisco

These guys are awesome!

May. 08 2011 12:27 AM

Leave a Comment

Email addresses are required but never displayed.

Get the WNYC Morning Brief in your inbox.
We'll send you our top 5 stories every day, plus breaking news and weather.