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One Art by Jeremy Siskind

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Album Title: Finger-Songwriter
Released: 2012

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A haunting tune from one of the top albums of 2012. A startling amount of emotion emanates from this quiet production. Themes of loss, and based on writings of literary figures, Siskind's trio offers a terrifically evocative recording. Highly recommended.

About the Album

With a lyric based on the eponymous Elizabeth Bishop poem and a restrained lament bass that flourishes into a progression of Chopinesque beauty, "One Art" steadily builds into a heartbreaking statement about love and loss. Personnel: Jeremy Siskind (piano), Lucas Pino (woodwinds), and Nancy Harms (vocals).

Track Listing

01 One Art - for Elizabeth Bishop - 5:57; 02 Vanished Music, Twilit Water - for Seamus Heaney - 6:24; 03 What is that Feeling? - for Jack Kerouac - 6:31; 04 A Single Moment - for Lisa Hannigan - 5:16; 05 The Inevitable Letdown - for Steven Millhauser - 4:49; 06 Mirrors I - for J.L. Borges - 1:41; 07 More Mist than Moon - for Wallace Stevens - 4:59; 08 Swift-Winged Darkness - for Vladimir Nabokov - 4:02; 09 Mirrors II - for Borges - 2:00; 10 Aubade - for Paul Auster - 5:58; 11 Theme for a Sunrise - for H.W. Longfellow - 5:48; 12 All You Wanna Do Is Dance - for Billy Joel - 2:30. Composizioni di Jeremy Siskind.

Personnel

Additional Personnel

Jeremy Siskind (piano, compositions); Nancy Harms (voce); Lucas Pino (sax tenore, clarinetto).

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Date featured

September 3, 2012

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