Jamie O’Reilly sings Anne Hills/Al Power’s new anthem “Sanctuary City,” composed for “In Old Chicago,” O’Reilly’s ode to Chicago’s rich immigrant history. John Erickson accompanies on piano.
Jamie’s Oct Enews Blog talks about the Nov 6 preview of In Old Chicago, a preview of Jamie’s Dublin Salon, and offers commentary on the project.
SongNotes I Know Where I’m Going. Jamie shares a letter from her aunt, and the signature song they share.
In our Pasiones recording Michael is featured on lead vocals, performing Freiheit with requisite grit, vigor and power. A theatre review of Pasiones referred to our musical pairing as: “Like gentle rain falling on gravel.”
Jamir’s Sept Enews: 9/12 Concert in Rogers Park, Notes on my trip, Update on Roots Project. new photos. And a little Rumi!
Jamie August ENes. Jamie blogs about Anne Hills “Accidental August” CD, and remembers Michael Smith on the anniversary of his death last August. And more.
Anne Hills and Al Power’s recording Accidental August is a seamless and lovely collaboration. Anne pulls you into the most intimate crevices of the heart with the instincts of a pro, promising a peaceful refuge once you’ve arrived. She knows what she’s doing!
Tre Kronor: Woman Owned Business of the Month. Jamie O’Reilly blogs about a fav restaurant and The Sweden Shop on Chicago’s Northside. She will perform a Midsummer Soiree concert in the garden July 18, accompanied by John Erickson, piano
Jamie’s July Enews & Blog celebrates Midsummer, with a concert at Tre Kronor Swedish Bistro, and a SongNotes feature on Peter Swenson, and more.
SongNotes: The Steadfast Peter Swenson. Guitarist and composer Swenson’s 2020 CD recording is a solo production featuring fine performances by a masterful artist, on classical and electric guitar.