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Map To The Treasure: Reimagining Laura Nyro

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Billy Childs - The Making of Map to the Treasure
Billy Childs eFactor Part 4
Billy Childs Plays "The Red Wheelbarrow" Live on The Leonard Lopate Show
1 New York Tendaberry (feat. Renee Fleming & Yo-Yo Ma)
2 The Confession (feat. Becca Stevens)
3 Map to the Treasure (feat. Lisa Fischer)
4 Upstairs by a Chinese Lamp (feat. Esperanza Spalding & Wayne Shorter)
5 Been on a Train (feat. Rickie Lee Jones & Chris Potter)
6 Stoned Soul Picnic (feat. Ledisi)
7 Gibsom Street (feat. Susan Tedeschi & Steve Wilson)
8 Save the Country (feat. Shawn Colvin & Chris Botti)
9 To a Child (feat. Diane Reeves)
10 And When I Die (feat. Alison Krauss & Jerry Douglas)
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When the Grammy-winning Composer/Arranger/Pianist Billy Childs was 11 years old, his older sisters introduced him to the work of Hall Of Fame singer-songwriter Laura Nyro. Her blend of Broadway-inspired melodies, jazz improvisation and socially conscious lyrics have stayed with him. Now he has returned to this early source of inspiration, conceiving and orchestrating Map To The Treasure: Reimagining Laura Nyro, an all-star interpretation of this songwriter's beloved works. Released by Masterworks, Mr. Childs leads guests include - Renee Fleming, Esperanza Spalding, Yo-Yo Ma, Alison Krauss, Ledisi and Wayne Shorter.

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