Ipanema Lounge ~ A New Musical Addition!

Female Artists, Music, Performing, Uncategorized

Post by Frances Livings. Related articles Piazzolla: Escualo CD review – elegant, smooth, idiomatic A Night of Tango with Cuartero Suerte Loca Music Review: Jazz-Crossover Albums from Roger Davidson, Gary Gray, and Pascal Bokar ‘Song of Eva Perón’ sizzles at Segerstrom Old World meets New World with on January 23rd in Annapolis Share this…

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Exploring Halloween. Part I: Witches

Creative influences, Female Artists, Iconography, Poetry, Uncategorized, Women

Halloween didn’t really mean anything to me until I moved to Los Angeles. It lies in the nature of Tinsel Town – with its density of people working as horror movie directors, set- and costume designers and make-up artists – that Halloween has turned into a field-day for many. It gets people’s creative juices flowing. The annual costume ball […]

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Aganjú ~ Music and Spirituality

Creative influences, Jazz, Language, Music, Mythology, Record releases, Recording Sessions

I first heard the song Aganjú on Bebel Gilberto’s album Tanto Tempo. It was written by the Brazilian musician, songwriter and record producer Carlinhos Brown, whose musical style blends tropicália, reggae, and traditional Brazilian percussion. Later, especially the Latin remix by Thievery Corporation, caught my attention because it expresses my love of a Brazilian and […]

September 12, 2016

Staying in Touch…

Female Artists, Live Music, Music

  We had a marvelous time playing last month at Molly Malone’s and the audience was full of praises too which is always very satisfying! Like the following tweet expresses: @MollyMalones listening to the beautiful and talented @FrancesLivings and band. A politics break! pic.twitter.com/r9jLLLhVEm — Sharlette Hambrick (@SharletteH) February 3, 2016 So to make sure […]

March 8, 2016