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09-12-19 | Songs for Listening | Howard Fishman

09-12-19 | Songs for Listening | Howard Fishman

Musician, writerm and theater-maker Howard Fishman picked tunes for Thursday, September 12 at Songs for Listening.

Here's a note from Howard on his list:
"Although I would love to include what I consider to be vital overlooked tracks from the entire history of recorded music, for the purposes of this assignment, it seems most urgent to give exposure to my fellow contemporary indie recording artists. All of these people are out there in the trenches making vital work right now, and all are greatly deserving of wider recognition. I only wish that I could include even more of my peers — these just happened to be the first handful that I reached for. Thank you for the opportunity to exposure their brilliant music to a few more ears."

Howard has released ten albums of music and toured the world as a headlining artist. The New York Times has written that his music "transcends time and idiom." A testament to the variety of his music, Howard has been programmed on bills with musicians including: Odetta, Yo Yo Ma, Maceo Parker, Califone, Esperanza Spalding and Andrew Bird. He is also a contributing culture writer to The New Yorker; a playwright; a theater director and actor; a painter; teacher; and a composer for stage and screen.

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Twitter: @howardfishman
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'The Rooster' by Dina Maccabee from 'Songs 4 Violin + Voice'
'Let Me Ride' by The Woes from 'The Bird & The Bear EP'
'Revolution is Coming' by Iñaki Sandoval from 'Miracielos'
'Little Night Song' by Likeness To Lily from 'Solitude's Dollhouse'
'Out From The Arms of Morpheus' by Scott Kirby from 'On Lincoln Place'
'The Room I'm in Is Beautiful' by Roland Satterwhite from 'A Little Bird Was Listening'
'Blues in The Water, Movement 1' by Murch Church from 'Blues in The Water'
'Free Air' by Common Prayer from 'There is a Mountain'
*'Paperback Lover' by Karlie Bruce
*'Moonlight' by Charlie Burnham & Skye Steele


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