Thursday, November 29, 2012
A new biography I'm Your Man: The Life Of Leonard Cohen charts the roles of Judaism, Buddhism, and beautiful muses in the work of a sphinx-like singer-songwriter. Then, David Yazbek performs songs from his latest album Evil Monkey Man.
Sunday, June 24, 2012
Mx Justin Vivian Bond creates an edgy but empathetic narrative by carefully selecting songs by famous and not-so-well-known songwriters, and singing them with pianist Thomas Bartlett. David Garland welcomes Justin and Thomas to the WNYC Studio, where they perform and talk about their work.
Sunday, January 08, 2012
We’re trying to figure it all out—with songs. Terry Riley’s “A Spark from the Infinite” is just one of several songs here about striving for a bit of insight and wisdom, giving voice to the religious impulse, reconciling or contrasting the secular and sacred.