Music of 2023

jungle volcano dancers

It was a year for women. In alphabetical order by artist, music that made an impression…

Cat Power Sings Dylan

Feist – Multitudes

Carly Rae Jepsen – Loneliest / Loveliest Time

Rickie Lee Jones – Pieces of Treasure

Gretchen Parlato & Lionel Loueke – Lean In

Barbra Streisand – Live at the Bon Soir

Jessie Ware – That! Feels Good!

Live performances

boygenius on Colbert

Work, not always new, that I keep watching…

Jolie Holland catalog

Knower catalog

Jungle – Volcano [pictured above]

Sarah Jarosz – “Shankill Butchers – Broussard’s Lament”

Tom Misch & Yussef Dayes – Lift Off (feat. Rocco Palladino)

“Both Sides Now” Cover with SEAL from “Joni 75: A Birthday Celebration”

Also Ellen, the 11-year-old bassist whose joy is contagious…

And disappointments…

The Beatles – Now and Then : Equal parts thrilling and maudlin