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Lisa Kirchner: Umbrellas in Mint

Scan the covers of Lisa Kirchner’s six albums to date and the first thing you’ll note is that her flame-colored hair grows increasingly untamed. So, too, has her musicality grown steadily bolder and wilder. Serving up her first platter of all-original material, the dusky-voiced Kirchner reaches a new apex, pairing poetry as densely atmospheric as … Read More “Lisa Kirchner: Umbrellas in Mint”

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Lisa Kirchner: Charleston for You

While the title suggests a nostalgic musical voyage, and vocalist Lisa Kirchner’s smoky, tremulous style seems distinctly retro, these dozen tracks are assembled from seven different sessions from the late ’90s. Together they shape an intriguing potpourri, featuring a dozen musicians Kirchner frequently collaborated with over the years-bassist Lonnie Plaxico, pianist James Weidman, drummer Adam … Read More “Lisa Kirchner: Charleston for You”

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