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Gaby Moreno’s new album, Illustrated Songs, continues her love affair with the sounds of the blues, soul and jazz that captivated her as a girl. Although she was born and raised in Guatemala, it was the sounds of the American South that inspired her to become a songwriter and recording artist. “I heard an African American woman singing on the street in New York City when I was younger. I just froze. When I asked her what she called that music, she looked at me and said, ‘That’s the blues, honey.’” As Moreno devoured albums by Robert Johnson, Louis Armstrong, Nina Simone and Ella Fitzgerald, she discovered an affinity for the vintage African American sounds of the 20s, 30s and 40s


Article: Live Review

Alicia Olatuja at Dazzle

Read "Alicia Olatuja at Dazzle" reviewed by Geoff Anderson

Alicia Olatuja Dazzle Denver, CO July 25, 2019 If Alicia Olatuja wasn't a singer, she could probably be a counselor. As it is, she's a counselor to the songs she sings. She develops personal relationships with them. It seems that she spends hours with them on the couch intently listening to ...


Article: Radio & Podcasts

Kneebody's Perfect

Read "Kneebody's Perfect" reviewed by Ludovico Granvassu

In less than two decades Kneebody has established itself as reference band of forward-looking musicians. With a brand new EP out, By Fire, their first release entirely dedicated to covers, a new outlet (the British musician-run reference label Edition Records), and new line-up following the departure of bassist Kaveh Rastegar, there's a been a lot going ...


Still The Unknown

Label: Cheptel
Released: 2011


Illustrated Songs

Label: Cheptel
Released: 2011


News: Recording

Gaby Moreno "Illustrated Songs"

Gaby Moreno "Illustrated Songs"

This Guatemalan-Born/Los Angeles-based artist Is already a winner of the John Lennon Songwriting contest and has toured with Tracy Chapman, Ani DiFranco, Nouvelle Vague and Van Dyke Parks. She Has Had Songs Featured On TV Shows Such as MTV's “The Hills," CBS' “The Ghost Whisperer" And Received An EMMY NOMINATION As Co-Composer of The Theme For ...


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