“They taste the pomegranate and the pearAh, the irises and yellow daisiesAll cut up on the chipped red platethe gypsies cry below on the stairsIn the garrett” from In the Garrett, by Jamie O’Reilly SongNotesIn the GarrettModèle d’artisteBy JamieWhen reading about the enclave of artists in late 19c Paris Salon, we hear of the men, […]

Music with Jamie O’Reilly, Vocals ~ John Erickson, Piano “Today was just perfect all the way around. Just the right start to see in-person music again.” Sue Kessell, WNUR Folk Show A Mid-May Note from JamieWe have some very delightful events coming up, bringing the Roots in the Garden Series to backyard gardens and venues this […]

“I like the conversation.” Olive calls to me, as I turn off lights in the hall before bed during a sleepover.  I spray her pillow with aromatherapy sleeping scents from Nia, which leads to talk of smells we like: rose, lavender, jasmine, sandalwood, and peppermint. Which leads to talk of fruit: berries, melons, tropical and […]

The Irish folksong performed by Jamie’s Trio.Listen to Red is the Rose here. It’s not for the parting of my sister KateIt’s not for the love of my motherIt’s all for the loss of my bonny blue-eyed ladThat I’m leavin my homeland forever Jamie sings the timeless Irish ballad, with Michael Smith on guitar.Featuring Bob […]