Laila Salins & Anne Sexton | Elevator Into the Sky

Go To Artist Page

Recommended if You Like
Joni Mitchell Rickie Lee Jones Tori Amos

More Artists From
United States - New York

Other Genres You Will Love
Jazz: Chamber Jazz Pop: Quirky Moods: Mood: Dreamy
There are no items in your wishlist.

Elevator Into the Sky

by Laila Salins & Anne Sexton

Laila's tender, wild and haunting arrangements of the poetry of Anne Sexton for jazz chamber ensemble - exploring love, sanity, and the inescapable longing for divine union.
Genre: Jazz: Chamber Jazz
Release Date: 

We'll ship when it's back in stock

Order now and we'll ship when it's back in stock, or enter your email below to be notified when it's back in stock.
Sign up for the CD Baby Newsletter
Your email address will not be sold for any reason.
Continue Shopping
just a few left.
order now!
Buy 2 or more of this title and get 20% off
Share to Google +1

To listen to tracks you will need to update your browser to a recent version.

  Song Share Time Download
1. Starry Night
Laila Salins & Anne Sexton
Share this song!
X
4:09 $0.99
2. Earth
Laila Salins & Anne Sexton
Share this song!
X
5:50 $0.99
3. Music Swims Back to Me
Laila Salins & Anne Sexton
Share this song!
X
6:29 $0.99
4. Frenzy
Laila Salins & Anne Sexton
Share this song!
X
3:33 $0.99
5. Riding the Elevator Into the Sky
Laila Salins & Anne Sexton
Share this song!
X
5:21 $0.99
6. Jesus Walking
Laila Salins & Anne Sexton
Share this song!
X
8:28 $0.99
7. Anna Who Was Mad
Laila Salins & Anne Sexton
Share this song!
X
4:24 $0.99
8. Welcome, Morning
Laila Salins & Anne Sexton
Share this song!
X
5:17 $0.99
9. The Fury of God's Goodbye
Laila Salins & Anne Sexton
Share this song!
X
4:19 $0.99
10. The Fury of Sunrises
Laila Salins & Anne Sexton
Share this song!
X
7:35 $0.99
11. The Fury of Guitars and Sopranos
Laila Salins & Anne Sexton
Share this song!
X
4:44 $0.99
12. The Fury of Sundays
Laila Salins & Anne Sexton
Share this song!
X
3:15 $0.99
Available as MP3, MP3 320, and FLAC files.

ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
I was drawn to Anne Sexton's work a few years back, leading to a theater performance combining text from her letters and poetry, which I set to music. That continued exploration led to the creation of this set of songs, which was arranged for/and recorded by a wonderful group of NY and MA jazz musicians:
Jamie Reynolds, piano/musical director; Matt Wigton, bass; Fred Kennedy; drums; Marty Ehrlich, sax and clarinet; Jim Matus, guitar and lute; Lalita Salins, flute and background vocals; Tony Vacca and Nur Habib Tiven, percussion.

The richness of Sexton's poetry challenged and inspired me to look for ways to merge various aspects of my own eclectic musical journey into these songs - jazz, chamber music, folk music, a touch of the mystical... There is an intense, vivid and joyous immediacy to Sexton's poetic language. It is her fervent attention to the fleeting intimacy of life that I wished to capture and celebrate here.


Reviews


to write a review