What better way to start a new blog in a new year than with the very first CD I was sent in 2014? I was quite delighted to open my mailbox earlier this month to find the gift of Sharon Goldman‘s new CD, Silent Lessons. I had been seeing a lot of good chatter about this album from mutual friends on Facebook, so I was eager to hear it.
The chatter is right – this is a very good album. A little shorter than most full length releases at just 8 tracks, it is still a deeply satisfying listen. Goldman’s voice is sweetly clear, her guitar playing is beautifully nuanced, and the songs tell well thought out stories. Continue reading