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Essie Jain “All Became Golden”

Sunday, February 23, 2014

Essie Jain presents “All Became Golden,” an album that’s not just a new collection of her beautiful songs, it’s a new idea of what an album can be. “All Became Golden” is as much a film as it is an audio experience. Composer/singer Essie Jain, filmmaker Natalie Johns, and arranger Nico Muhly join David Garland to talk about this ambitious project.

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The Textures and Colors of Songs with Orchestra

Sunday, September 15, 2013

Some songs benefit from being performed with the intimate accompaniment of just a guitar or piano. But there are also songs that need more sonic texture and color; songs that require an orchestra. David Garland presents a variety of new and old songs that use orchestras to enhance their scope, power, impact, and even intimacy.

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Essie Jain

Sunday, February 18, 2007

Originally from London, songwriter Essie Jain left her home town for New York a few years ago in pursuit of her muse. Having performed traditional Irish music and studied opera and classical cello back home, Essie cleaned her aesthetic slate and has started writing austere, intense, lovely songs in a ...

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