For Better or Worse
Song - Artist - Album
Moanin' - Ray Charles - Genius + Soul = Jazz
Scandinavia To San Diego 05-22-12
No Sleep Tonight - Molly McQueen - single - singer/songwriter from the United Kingdom, once a member of pop/rock girl band The Faders.
El Pais de las Maravillas - Harold Lopez Nussa Trio - El Pais de las Maravillas - Harold, the pianist, is one of the rising stars of Afro-Cuban music blended with American jazz.
Mazaar - Niyaz - Sumud - Persian trio uses the vocals of Azam Ali to accentuate their Middle Eastern sounds.
Marseilles Noir - The Spy From Cairo - Arabadub - The Spy From Cairo - aka Zeb, aka Moreno Visini - returns with a new album that mixes Middle Eastern and Jamacian vibes.
Perfection - Oh Land - Oh Land - Nanna Øland Fabricius (born 2 May 1985), is a Danish singer-songwriter and record producer.
Eleanor Rigby - New World Jazz Project - Brave New World - jazzy cover of McCartney/Lennon favorite.
Here Lies Lenora Jennings - Ron Hynes - self titled - Another great story song from the Canadian master of the art.
Wallflower - Inch Chua - Wallflower - Singaporean singer-
River Crossing - Nomad - self titled - Older CD from Australian band dug out of the depths of our library after a tip from a listener.
Endangered Species - Esperanza Spalding - Radio Music Society - Everything on the new CD is well done. Her career is following the Norah Jones path.
I Won't Be Here In The Morning - West of Eden - Travelogue - From transparent ballads to uplifting folkpop, all is covered in a pair of recent CDs.
Ballad of Fred Noonan - Antje Duvekot - New Siberia - singer-songwriter and guitarist born in Heidelburg Germany and based in Somerville, Massachusetts.
Searching For The Outback - Jim Haynes - Words of Wisdom - Fun CD from Australian singer.
The Gift of Years - Eric Bogle - Music and Song From Scotland
In My Secret Life - Katie Melua - Pictures
Dumbarton's Drums - Jean Redpath - Music and Song From Scotland - 25th anniversary album from Greentrax.
Run To The Hills - Hellsongs - Long Live Lounge - lounge metal that is.
West Virginia Friend - Holly Near - Early Warning - flashback for my little slice of Americana this week.