Ben Sidran has produced a sparkling body of work including being the host of National Public Radio's landmark jazz series "Jazz Alive" which received a Peabody Award. He has recorded 35 solo albums, including the Grammy nominated "Concert for Garcia Lorca" and produced recordings for such noted artists as Van Morrison, Diana Ross, Michael Franks, Richie Lee Jones, Mose Alison and Steve Miller. He has authored two books on the subject of Jazz, "Black Talk" and "Talking Jazz".
Ben Sidran's lyrics on this CD could have easily been published as a series of poems. They tell simple stories of life in an understandable but hip way. Ben Sidran is a hipster, and we all can benefit from his words and music.