Spinning On Air

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Latest Episodes

Episode 4 — Connie Converse Walking In the Dark
November 18, 2017

Connie Converse lived in New York City during the 1950s, writing and singing thoughtful, emotional, smart, witty, personal songs. She accompanied herself on guitar, a “singer/songwriter” before that term or style existed. Connie sang her songs at gath

Episode 3 — Jeri Southern: Thoughtful Chanteuse
October 13, 2017

Miles Davis said Jeri Southern was his favorite singer. Frank Sinatra called her “the very best.” David Garland has interwoven his 1990 interview Jeri Southern with a new conversation with Jeri’s daughter Kathryn King—mother’s and daughter’s c

Preview – Jeri Southern
September 29, 2017

Miles Davis said she was his favorite singer. Frank Sinatra was a fan. Coming in October: David Garland's extensive interview with Jeri Southern.

Episode 2 — Julius Eastman In His Own Voice
September 07, 2017

David Garland features his rare 1984 interview with composer Julius Eastman, who died homeless in 1990. With startling candor and insight, Eastman tells of his musical and spiritual life. Also included: a 15-minute vocal performance by Eastman recorded in

Preview — Julius Eastman
August 06, 2017

Coming in September, David Garland features his rare 1984 interview with composer Julius Eastman. This preview features a collage of interview excerpts.

Extra — Honoring the Impulse for Song
August 06, 2017

Reaching into the Spinning On Air archive, David Garland shares some interesting observations and insights from creative song-makers.

Extra — Diane Cluck and Dave Deporis
August 06, 2017

Diane Cluck performs her song Sara in concert at Roulette in Brooklyn; Dave Deporis performs his song Ghostly Baby with David Garland.

Episode 1 — Diane Cluck: True Voice
August 06, 2017

Diane Cluck talks about song creation, true voice, and empowering singers to create healthy communities on Spinning On Air podcast Episode 1, with host David Garland.