Several months ago, I was thrilled to interview hypertalented musicians Bryce Dessner, also of The National, and David Harrington of Kronos Quartet about Aheym, a stunning LP of four of Bryce's compositions performed by Kronos. The good people at ANTI- records commissioned the video interview that has its premier today at Rolling Stone as part of a feature on the collaboration. (I'm off camera because Bryce and David's answers are far more interesting than my questions.)
Here's the accompanying article: "The National's Bryce Dessner and Kronos Quartet merge"
And don't miss Bryce's original feature for Boing Boing: "My Favorite Contemporary Classical Works"
What her name is, however, he can not tell you.
There have been dozens and dozens of versions of the spiritual Wade in the Water. This version, recorded in 1965 by the Ramsey Lewis Trio, is my favorite.
I enjoy her whimsical, upbeat sweetness. I’ve been listening to this song a lot this week.
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