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Madeleine Peyroux at Rio Theatre


Rio Theatre
1205 Soquel Ave,
Santa Cruz, CA
(831) 423-8209


Thu, May 24, 2018
7:30 pm

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Twenty years after her debut recording, Dreamland, Madeleine Peyroux continues her musical journey of exploring beyond the ordinary with Secular Hymns, a spirited and soulful masterwork of loping, skipping, sassy, and feisty tunes delivered in a captivating mélange of funk, blues and jazz. With her trio that had been touring together for two years electric guitarist Jon Herington and bassist Barak Mori Peyroux set out to record a collection of songs that have their own hymn-like stories of self-awareness and inner dialogue, a communal consciousness and a spiritual essence. Music has been out spiritual life, she says, so I think of these as hymns, secular hymns songs that are very individual, personal, introverted. Peyroux brings a jazz sensibility into roots music territory in such a moving way that she captures the celebration and praise implied in the songs....

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Brown Paper Tickets uploaded this event on February 21, 2018