Brian Arsenault’s Short Takes: CDs by Lunasa and Olivia Foschi

Of Music Beyond Ireland and Back to Italy By Brian Arsenault LÚNASA  Lúnasa with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra (Lúnasa Records) Up the Irish. Up the rebels. I always used to like my cousin’s husband bellowing those calls to rising first thing in the morning. To get your dose of real Irish instrumental music with St.… Read More Brian Arsenault’s Short Takes: CDs by Lunasa and Olivia Foschi

CD Review: Carole King’s “Legendary Demos”

 Carole King Legendary Demos (Hear Music/Concord Music Group) by Devon Wendell Carole King has earned legendary status under her own name as a singer/songwriter since her first solo album, Writer, in 1970 and her most critically acclaimed and top selling recording, Tapestry, in 1971. Prior to that she earned her stripes as a songwriter in NYC for Don Kirshner’s… Read More CD Review: Carole King’s “Legendary Demos”