Meg Hutchinson is an award-winning songwriter who artfully documents the human condition. With a poet’s ease, she makes the personal universal, allowing people’s stories to come alive through her unique vocals and haunting melodies.
Revered as one of America’s foremost singer-songwriters, Greg Brown creates songs filled with warmth, humor and an unpretentious musical vision. His deep, gravely voice and rich poetic songwriting delivers songs of pure Americana—rough country, sweet folk, dark blues and slow grooves. It’s no wonder that Willie Nelson, Carlos Santana, Shawn Colvin, Mary Chapin Carpenter and many others have chosen to perform his material.
New England Conservatory's Annual Multi-Media Film Noir Extravaganza Features Otto Preminger's Laura
Pianist/composer/improviser Ran Blake and co-producer Aaron Hartley bring an extra dimension to Hallowe'en with specimens of that most haunting genre, film noir. Now an annual tradition, this year's concert is based on one of the best-known specimens of the genre: Otto Preminger's 1944 Laura, as well as another Preminger title-Whirlpool- and John Stahl's Leave Her to Heaven.
The Bombadils are a ridiculous and kind-hearted bunch of rascals disguised as a four-piece folk band. Originating from Vancouver, Edmonton, and Halifax, they met in 2009 at McGill University's Schulich School of Music in Montréal, where they were pursuing their studies in jazz and classical music. These musical influences carry over into their love of folk music which includes Irish, bluegrass and Canadian and American old time.