Posts By: Shelley

St. Germain’s ‘Real Blues’

  The soundtrack at our house this autumn, St. Germain’s ‘Real Blues’. After wearing out his previous CD from 15 years ago (Tourist), and waiting that long for this one to be created, we’ve got Ludovic Navarre‘s latest, delicious music to light us up with his extraordinary meld of Malian rhythms and instruments (thank you…

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Dimanche à Bamako

 Mariam Doumbia and Amadou Bagayoko are two musicians from Mali who’ve made an album celebrating life in Bamako, its capitol. ‘Dimanche à Bamako‘, mixes traditional Mali sound with rock guitars, Syrian violins, Cuban trumpets, Egyptian ney, Indian tablas and Dogon percussion, which open up to us the sounds and rhythms of that ancient, beleaguered city. Read an article on their 2014 concert,…

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My Vintage Art Supplies Puzzle!

I’m so happy to announce that the photo-collage 2000 piece jigsaw puzzle I created for Cobble Hill Puzzles/Outset Media is now on its way to stores across North America. For locations, check out their website here. If you’re in the U.S., Hobby Lobby will be making it into a  1000 piece puzzle very soon, too! And you can…

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