Original and outlandish Jazz vocalist Lauren Newton, a champion of extended vocal techniques, on Lauren Newton: Filigree. hatOLOGY 519 (1998)
The music, by Bernice Johnson Reagon, of an “Afro-American” musical created and directed by Robert Wilson, “The Temptation of Saint Anthony”. Musically, it’s mixture of all kind of Afro-American popular styles, gospel, Negro Spiritual, R&B, funk, blues, and even a touch of Indian Raga somewhere.
Spoken word, theatre