CHARMING HOSTESS – When Jesus Christ Was Here on Earth When Jesus Christ was here on earth they said he was a spy.He healed the sick and raised the dead.Go thou and prophecy.When passing by a sinful crowd,I heard a woman say:"If I could but his garmet touch I'd never more to die."

CHARMING HOSTESS – Paul’s Dance Benefit at Cafe DuNord (February 3, 1997)

For 8 years Charming Hostess was a rock band that blended eerie harmonies, complex rhythms, and a playfulness about gender. Charming Hostess drew on women's vocal traditions (primarily from Eastern Europe and North Africa), and integrated them with American folk forms both white and black. Charming Hostess was founded in the fertile anarchy of Barrington Co-op,… Continue lendo CHARMING HOSTESS – Paul’s Dance Benefit at Cafe DuNord (February 3, 1997)

TIM SMOLENS – Doo-Wop lesson (“Hold Me Forever”)

In December 2020 Tim Smolens was hired by a "stranger," Nick Harvey from England, to write doo-wop vocals for a song that he wrote for his wife as a Christmas present. Here is a doo-wop vocal lesson that Tim gives about how he approached the tedious process and hear it get built from the ground… Continue lendo TIM SMOLENS – Doo-Wop lesson (“Hold Me Forever”)


Charming Hostess is a band that grew out of the avant-rock scene of Oakland, California, in the mid-1990s. Today, the music primarily springs from three women with an emphasis in the body—voices and vocal percussion, handclaps and heartbeats, sex-breath and silence. The work grows from diaspora consciousness: both Jewish and African. Stylistically, Charming… Continue lendo CHARMING HOSTESS – Dali Tzerni

Miserere mei, Deus – TENEBRAE (conducted by Nigel Short)

Miserere (full title: Miserere mei, Deus, Latin for "Have mercy on me, O God") is a setting of Psalm 51 by Italian composer Gregorio Allegri. It was composed during the reign of Pope Urban VIII, probably during the 1630s, for the exclusive use of the Sistine Chapel during the Tenebrae services of Holy Week, and… Continue lendo Miserere mei, Deus – TENEBRAE (conducted by Nigel Short)

Handel’s Messiah – BARNABY SMITH, ACADEMY OF ANCIENT MUSIC, VOCES8, APOLLO5 Internationally acclaimed vocal group VOCES8 headline the Academy of Ancient Music's performance of Handel's beloved oratorio Messiah, recorded live at the Chapel of Trinity College, Cambridge. Download the concert programme here: PROGRAMME:George Frideric Handel (1685 - 1759)'Messiah' HWV56 ======== PART THE FIRST 00:00:10 - Symphony 00:03:30 - 'Comfort Ye My People' (Blake Morgan,… Continue lendo Handel’s Messiah – BARNABY SMITH, ACADEMY OF ANCIENT MUSIC, VOCES8, APOLLO5

RASTAK- Botorai (Iranian Folk Song from Kurdistan) ''Botorai'', released in the album: Among Eternal SunsYou can get ''Among Eternal Suns'' here:iTunes:…Beeptunes: Band Director & Tar player: Siamak SepehriVocalist & Divan player: Farzad MoradiVocalist, Tombak & Dayereh player: Behzad MoradiOud: Akbar EsmailipourQanun: Saba JamaliDozaleh: Hamed Boland HemmatKamancheh: Mohammad MazhariAlto Kamancheh: Dina DoostiDouble Bass: Sepehr SaadatiBass Qeychak: Bita GhasemiDaf: Negar EzaziDaf:… Continue lendo RASTAK- Botorai (Iranian Folk Song from Kurdistan)


Greetings Family, We are so happy to share our latest single "MAMA' with you all from our upcoming album. This is a song of reverence for our Mother, our Home, our Earth. Our prayer is that this song will inspire a deeper connection to walk with humility and respect for this great life that we… Continue lendo Mama – SAM GARRETT & MOLLIE MENDOZA