The Wingdale Community Singers Return

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Sunday, May 30, 2010

A live performance from The wingdale Community Singers.

A community of Brooklyn-based songwriters, The Wingdale Community Singers continues the old folk tradition of keenly observed songs about the worlds around us and within us. Comprised of novelist Rick Moody, visual artist Nina Katchadourian, and composers Hannah Marcus and David Grubbs, the band, along with bassist Elyssa Linowes, returns to Spinning On Air to sing songs from their new album "Spirit Duplicator," and talk with host David Garland.

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The Wingdale Community Singers on Spinning On Air in 2005


the album Spirit Duplicator

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Comments [3]

arthur lothstein

what fantastic music! the may 30th show was a masterpiece. bravo to ricky moody, hannah marcus, and the bunch. their take on "rock of ages" was positively sublime. i heard last week's show with "elephant mica," which was also Topshelf, capital T. keeping the music streaming, d.g.

May. 31 2010 02:28 PM
nbm from Brooklyn

Shape-note singer here! I enjoyed the Wingdale-ers and was delighted to hear them mention visiting the Lower East Side singing. I hope they'll come back and sing with us some more. Why not in Brooklyn, their hometown? We sing in Carroll Gardens every second Sunday.You should come too, David.

Mm, anyone old enough will remember that special smell from the mimeograph machine (the spirit duplicator). I still have some purple music from grade school.

May. 30 2010 09:08 PM
Gaye Leslie from Brooklyn NY

I would like to know where this group performs. I am a Brooklynite, sing all kinds of music myself (strictly amateur) having performed and recorded with such as Pete Seeger, Hudson River Sloop Singers, Walkabout Chorus, NYC Street Singers, and Talisman. Ove to hear this grojup, meet them.

May. 30 2010 05:35 PM

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