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Charming Hostess Discography of CDs


 
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Bowls Project Bowls Project CD (2010)
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Charming Hostess music CDs Charming Hostess have something interesting in mind with The Bowls Project. The inspiration comes from texts found buried in demon bowls 1,500 years ago in Babylon (modern-day Iraq). These aren't the only things here (there's also a take on the traditional "Prickle Eye Bush" [or "Gallows Pole"], for instance), but these texts do make for particularly fascinating and spooky listening, especially as they come set in a variety of frames, mostly veering to the avant-garde although there are definite touches of slightly skewed roots music as part of the proceedings. There are plenty of guests to bolster the six-piece band that's led by Jewlia Eisenberg. The texts here all have a Jewish heritage, offering a cohesion to the project. It's challenging, bringing the women who had these inscriptions made back to life and giving them a modern context. ~ Chris Nickson Recording information: Polymorph, Oakland, ...
Sarajevo Blues Sarajevo Blues CD (2004)
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Charming Hostess discography Charming Hostess, a vocal trio comprised of Jewlia Eisenberg (who wrote all of the music for this set), Marika Hughes, and Cynthia Taylor, performs Jewish traditional songs, a trio of poems turned into music, and ten pieces that form the "Sarajevo Blues." The lyrics are often political due to the very difficult life for the average citizen in the land that used to be united as Yugoslavia. The three voices are haunting and adventurous, holding onto the tradition ...
Punch Punch CD (2005)
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Charming Hostess songs Charming Hostess is the finest anarchist-feminist-polyphonic-polyrhythmic-polymorphously perverse-balkan-blue-ish-Jewish-freak-funk-punk band working in America today. Led by hyperactive troublemaker Jewlia Eisenberg's (who made a fearsome impression with her Tzadik CD debut), the Hostesses here are an extraordinary 7 piece band: tight, a little rockish, comprising bass, drums, guitar, fiddle, various horns, accordion and other occasional instruments - but the work is distinguished by the amazing vocal arrangements (everyone sings).
Eat Eat CD (1999)
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Charming Hostess CD discography A three-member women's chorus of East European-styled vocals is rousingly accompanied by nervous violin, guitar and Old World folk percussion. Charming Hostess' success is in their effective integration of such traditional approaches, with rock motifs and arty, avant-garde dissonance. This singular union is the result of the amalgamation of a female a cappella trio and most of Oakland, CA's experimental rock project Idiot Flesh. Cello, saxophone, flute, didgeridoo, and extra percussion also show up in these wild but effective pieces. The material is a heady mix of beautifully freakish originals and covers of such things as "Won't You ...


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Charming Hostess Songs

Popular or famous Charming Hostess music songs: Aish Ye K'dish, Imam Bey's Mosque, Si Veriash la Rana, Too Bad, Kaffe Turke, Mi Nuera, Oh Barren One. More music songs I'm Not Hungry, What Will You Remember, Sha Shtil, Open Dialogue, Heaven Sittin' Down, Oh Julie, Ms Lot, Relatively Calm Day. More music songs Seven Spirits, Mi Dimandas, Early In the Morning, Street of Tubing, When Jesus Christ Was Here on Earth. See All Songs


Charming Hostess CD discography Key Personnel

Member NameWorked With
Marika HughesGo: Organic Orchestra, Adam Rudolph, Cymbals Eat Guitars, Ani Difranco, Trevor Dunn, Faun Fables, Howard Fishman, James Gregory
Nils Frykdahl
Cynthia Taylor
Jewlia EisenbergJohn Zorn, Graham Connah, Red Pocket, Uz Jsme Doma, Vienna Teng
Marc RibotJohn Zorn, Tom Waits, Elvis Costello, Dreamers, Bar Kokhba, Madeleine Peyroux, Dan Zanes, Badawi, T-Bone Burnett
Jenny ScheinmanBill Frisell, Norah Jones, Hot Club Of San Francisco, Allison Miller, 858 Quartet, Allison Miller's Boom Tic Boom, Ben Allison, Scott Amendola, Paul Cantelon
Carla KihlstedtFred Frith, Tracy Chapman, Tom Waits, Book Of Knots, Matthias Bossi, Carla Bozulich, Rob Burger, Eugene Chadbourne
Dawn McCarthyBonnie 'Prince' Billy, Faun Fables, Valgeir Sigurdsson, Uz Jsme Doma, Jherek Bischoff, Jewlia Eisenberg, Out In Worship, Phylr
Shahzad IsmailySecret Chiefs 3, Sam Amidon, Olof Arnalds, Badawi, Bonnie 'Prince' Billy, Evangelista, Carla Kihlstedt, Marc Ribot's Ceramic Dog, Barbez, Matthias Bossi
Megan GouldMirabai Ceiba, Ani Difranco, Lia Ices, Basya Schechter, Jenny Scheinman, Metallica, Lou Reed, Johnny Foreigner
Jessica TroyRod Stewart, Paul Cantelon, Ani Difranco, Gabriel Kahane, MadLove, Jenny Scheinman, East Village Opera Company
Aaron Kierbel
Ganda Suthivarakom
Wesley Anderson
Jason Ditzian
Boris Martzinovsky
Ches SmithXiu Xiu, Mary Halvorson, Tim Berne, Marc Ribot's Ceramic Dog, Secret Chiefs 3, Tim Berne's Snakeoil, Myles Boisen, Conor Mulroy, Darius Jones Quartet



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