Leyla McCalla’s new album – Vari-Colored Songs: A Tribute to Langston Hughes is now available in North America and featured on NPR (Music Maker in North America/Dixie Frog in Europe)

LEYL_newsLeyla’s debut solo album reimagines eight of Hughes’ poems as well as featuring a number of Haitian folk songs and a few original compositions.

It was voted Best Album of 2013 in Songlines Magazine, The London Times, and FROOTS