Richie Havens: Freedom

New music and a look at the lives of music legends George Jones and Richie Havens

Sweating and strumming the guitar with artistic force, folk singer Richie Havens opened up Woodstock in ’69 with a three-hour-long, 11-song set that culminated with “Freedom.” A star on the rise, the Brooklyn artist set the tone then and continued to do so throughout his extensive career, which not only included several chart-topping tunes, but also the founding of the Northwind Undersea Institute—an environmental education …

Kalabrese: Independent Dancer

New music and a look at the lives of music legends George Jones and Richie Havens

“Oooooh, you blow my mind…” croons Sacha Winkler, the Swiss artist better known as Kalabrese. His just-released album, Independent Dancer, has all the makings to blow your mind with its captivating blend of styles, which span electronica, funk, disco, indie music and more. Kalabrese’s Erlend Øye-like vocals feature throughout, adding a distinct sexiness to layers of sound that ultimately inspire late night boogies on and …

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New music and a look at the lives of music legends George Jones and Richie Havens

Richie Havens: Freedom Sweating and strumming the guitar with artistic force, folk singer Richie Havens opened up Woodstock in ’69 with a three-hour-long, 11-song set that culminated with “Freedom.” A star on the rise, the Brooklyn artist set the tone then and continued to do so throughout his extensive career, which not only included several chart-topping tunes, but also the founding of the Northwind Undersea …