Tag Archives: Music

Folk Music and Activism Duo

Make it a point to hear the soothing sounds of activist folk singers Charlie King and Annie Patterson as they get political with clever musings about the world’s struggles and what connects all of us to the human experience.

Pokey LaFarge at the Ark

LaFarge is a musician who has clearly studied the traditions of these genres but is all about expounding on them rather than simply repeating them.

Estar Cohen: Living Fully In Moments Of Music

Just some lyrics from a composition called “Endings” by award-winning jazz vocalist Estar Cohen; and this propulsive image aptly fits for her music career, as each year since her 2015 graduation from the University of Toledo has gotten busier, faster, more exciting. You can add lyricist, arranger and educator to her resume, as well as

Monticello Van Odom – ‘In My Mind’

An essential way to craft a resonant piece of music is to unpack the existential pondering, the fleeting but insistent anxieties, the hard truths and easy reminders, that are swimming around up inside the head of the songwriter. The sublimity of Saline-based folk/Americana artist Monticello Van Odom‘s album is in how its spilling out all