Winter 2021-22
From the Editor

Hearing Each Other’s Voices

By Julie Lancaster

When our most recent issue came out, in June 2019, we didn’t know what the next two and a half years would bring. We found out. Continue Reading

New and Notable

Janam: Venus Landing

Janam (My Soul) blends Balkan and American roots and original music to create “rapturous acoustic textures, whirling rhythms and stunning vocal harmonies.” This is a collection of original tunes and traditional melodies from Bulgaria, Greece, Hungary, Bosnia, Armenia and the U.S.

Dan Auvil - tupan, daire, doumbeleki, voice; Tom Farris - guitars, laouto, riqq; Juliana Graffagna - voice, accordion; Gari Hegedus -  oud, mandocello, mandolin, saz; and Shira Kammen - violin, medieval harp, voice.

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