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Leonard Cohen Biography, David Yazbek In The Studio

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Thursday, November 29, 2012

Leonard Cohen. A new biography illuminates the elusive life of Leonard Cohen. (courtesy of the publisher)

Today on Soundcheck, a new biography I'm Your Man: The Life Of Leonard Cohen charts the roles of Judaism, Buddhism, and beautiful muses in the work of a sphinx-like singer-songwriter.

Then, David Yazbek, singer-songwriter and the composer behind stage musicals such as The Full Monty and Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, performs songs from his latest album Evil Monkey Man.

The Life, Faith, And Words Of Leonard Cohen

The new biography I'm Your Man chronicles the roles that religion, loneliness and beautiful muses have played in the work of singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen.


David Yazbek In Studio

David Yazbek wears a lot of hats. Today, the New York stage musical composer and singer-songwriter joins us with his band to play live and talk about his deep love for the band XTC.

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Gig Alert: Crystal Magnets

Abstract piano duo Crystal Magets bring their odd, rhythmic compositions to Shapeshifter Lab Thursday night. Download the track "A Portrait of Giorgio Thelos."

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