Thanking my lucky stars. Jamie traces the route of her decades long friendship with journalist and radio host Rick Kogan, their shared love of Chicago and their link with the late Studs Terkel.
Jamie’s SongNotes blog features flutist, composer and musical arranger Lily Floeter. Her vast knowledge of music, well-developed ear and skill at transcription provided several arrangements of new material for Jamie and pianist John Erickson.
Don’t Miss it. Jamie sings CHICAGO BLOOMSDAY at
Chief O’Neill’s Pub, in new show written, directed and produced by JR Sullivan. June 15 and 16 at 6:30 & 8:30 PM
Jamie’s summer update, with recently found song-singles and a Save-the-Date for Bloomsday Chicago.
SongNotes 1988. Jamie sings Schubert’s hymn ve Maria live at the Woodstock Opera House, honoring a family tradition from her mother.
“I’ve kept it alive for you.”
SongNotes: Queen of the May.
Jamie talks about the tradition of MayDay and May Crownings, and shares a sweet reminicence of her Mother.
Singer Jamie O’Reilly shares a set of songs for listtening she performs in the Roots in the Garden Concert Series.
Singer and community activist Jamie O’Reilly brings uplifting, live outdoor concerts to Chicago area gardens and venues with the Roots in the Garden Series, now in its second year!
Read this blog in newsletter format.https://mailchi.mp/jamieoreilly/jamie-o-may-enewsbirthdaymothers-day-concert-lullaby-and-more A Note from JamieMay, 2022Bon Appétit I am facing my 64th birthday with calm. My birthday’s always Mother’s Day weekend. I get plenty of attention and the best of the spring flowers. I just read Julia Child’s memoir My Life in France. No feeling sorry for herself or settling […]
SongNotes The Swallow,
Jamie sings for her daughters in this reimagined Latin-style ballad, with flutist Lily Floeter adding to Michael Smith’s original tender guitar track.