but longing is primal (CD)
These songs started showing up in 2019, a year of living dangerously; then more came through the shutdown time, and then finally, recovery from all things profound and profoundly stupid
That’s the thing about songs. They take no prisoners.
Under My Skin: Reimagining Cole Porter (CD)
The Cole Porter songbook is packed with love, divine sexual innuendo, wit and wisdom. Barnett has taken these exotic, quixotic and downright folksy songs and set them spinning in a hybrid Americana/Jazz landscape. The fiddle, the banjo, the old Gibson,the upright piano, the upright bass. And the dobro…that’s the longing right there.
Why do we do engage in our arts, our sports, our household projects, our secret novels, our late night baking obsessions? To brag about it on Instagram, with a perfectly posed picture? It’s very gratifying when you share a project of any kind (hey, I brought this orange cheesecake I’m trying out!) but if we’re…Keep reading