Rhiannon Giddens Wins DownBeat Award

Rhiannon Giddens has won the DownBeat critics poll 2023! Nonesuch writes “Rhiannon Giddens, who recently won the Pulitzer Prize for Omar, her opera with Michael Abels, releases You’re the One, her third solo studio album and her first of all original songs, on August 18. This collection of twelve tunes written over the course of her career bursts with life-affirming energy, drawing from the folk music she knows so deeply and its pop descendants. The album was produced by Jack Splash (Kendrick Lamar, Solange, Alicia Keys, Valerie June) and recorded with an ensemble including Giddens’ closest musical collaborators from the past decade, a string section, and Miami Horns. The lone featured guest on the album is Jason Isbell on “Yet to Be.”’ Read the full article here!

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