Dave sits down with Sara Serpa to listen to some her new album on Clean Feed as well as talk about her varied and diverse musical interests and practices. The Portuguese vocalist living in New York has performed with Greg Osby, Danilo Perez, John Zorn, Ran Blake and many others, in addition to leading her own groups as a composer and bandleader. The conversation also gets into her role in We Have Voice, an organization of 14 women dedicated to creating safe(r) workspaces in the performing arts.
Music played in this episode:
From the Sara Serpa album Close Up
With Ingrid Laubrock and Erik Friedlander
“Cantar Ao Fim”
“Choral Music” by Diogo Dias Melgas
“Um Choro Feliz” by Maria Joao
“Left Alone” by Ran Blake and Jeanne Lee
“Field Cry” by Ran Blake and Sara Serpa
“Lisboa” by Sara Serpa and Andre Matos
“Belial” by Mycale
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Edited by Geoffrey Countryman