Insight Midsummer Music Special: Sister Crayon / Rocky Dawuni / Bill Champlin / Billie Holiday Songbook
Sister Crayon released its second album earlier this year. The songs come from a tough place for lead singer and lyricist Terra Lopez. Capital Public Radio’s Nick Brunner talked with Lopez about the break up that informed these latest songs.
Ghanaian roots artist Rocky Dawuni headlined the main stage at the California Worldfest in Grass Valley earlier this month.Ahead of his performance, he spoke with Capital Public Radio music host Cale Wiggins about his latest release.
CapRadio's Mick Martin caught up with Bill Champlin by phone prior to the Sons of Champlin Folsom performance in May. Champlin led the band, which was a fixture in the San Francisco music scene in the 1960s and 70s.
Pianist Lara Downs spoke with Insight in March about her album, "A Billie Holiday Songbook," which commemorated what would have been the singer's 100th birthday.