One Man Many Voices<br />

“Home by Now”
Songs of a Journey in Grief and Love
Bill Gordh

Music by Bill Gordh and Friends
Artwork by Jenny Lewis
Jenny Songs

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March 3: "Home by Now" Concert at B'Nai Jeshurun, NYC. Mourning Through Creativity: A Zayin Adar Presentation will bring artist/writer Nancy Patz and storyteller/songwriter Bill Gordh together to discuss their journeys with grief and art. The discussion will be followed by a concert of Bill's new album "Home by Now: Songs of a Journey in Grief and Love". The album, now available on Spotify, I-Tunes, Apple Music etc. contains 16 original songs Bill composed on his banjo and then recorded with a batch of wonderful musicians. The concert at BJ will feature a number of those musicians including producer/arranger George Wurzbach (Keyboards) , Cliff Hahn (Guitar), Christopher Minarich (Violin), Rachel DiSalvo (Harmony Vocals), Janelle Bradley (Harmony Vocals) as well as special guest Mike Witman (Percussion). A website has been created http://jennysongs.com/ that presents movies of each of the songs coupled with images of Jenny Lewis artwork. The event will be Tuesday, March 3 in the sanctuary of B'nai Jeshurun at 257 West 88th Street in NYC. It begins ay 7:00 and will be about 2 hours. FREE. You may register here.

Feb. 1: "Home by Now" concert in Greensboro. Bill brings his program of songs and reflections "Home by Now: Songs of a Journey in Grief and Love" to Sylvan Pathways in Greensboro, NC on Feb. 1. Accompanying Bill who will sing and play banjo are several of the musicians who play on the album of "Home by Now" that was recorded in the summer of 2019 in New York City. They are Rudy Gordh (Guitar), Frank Albert (Viola) and producer George Wurzbach (Keyboards). A website has been created to feature these songs and artwork by Jennifer Lewis - JennySongs.com.

Nov. 16: Home by Now: Songs of a Journey in Grief and Love. The Jenny Songs Concert. Over the summer, I recorded songs I have written since my wife's passing in September, 2018. A group of wonderful musicians (including Rudy Gordh (Guitar), Frank Albert (Viola) and Nat Zilkha (Dobro)) brought their instrumental gifts to the tunes and the result is a 16 song album. We will be performing the entire album in concert at Subculture on Saturday, Nov. 16 at 2:00 PM. Joining me (Vocals and Banjo) will be some of the musicians who play on the recording. They are producer/arranger George Wurzbach (Keyboards), Jon Deak (Bass), Cliff Hahn (Guitar), Justin Hines (Percussion) and Christopher Minarich (Fiddle). The harmony vocalists are Rachel Gordh, Rachel DiSalvo and Janelle Bradley. Subculture is at 45 Bleecker Street, NYC, just East of Lafayette. The concert is free. Reservations: bgordh@nyc.rr.com.

July 14: Edwards Colorado. Family Storytelling Concert. Bill returns to the Vail Valley for his annual residency and family concert July 8 - 14. During the week he will work with the teachers and students of the Gore Range Montessori School and on Sunday morning at 11:00 AM will be at The Backyard at Riverwalk in Edwards. He has been working with Gore Range and giving concerts for over a decade and is always delighted to return. During the first number of years in the valley, Bill collaborated with composer/bassist/VYC founder Jon Deak to create the Very Young Composers of Vail Valley program in collaboration with the New York Philharmonic and the Bravo Festival. The program continues. The Sunday morning hour long family concert will feature Bill with his banjo telling stories and singing songs. It's FREE!

June 30: Family Service on Shelter Island. For the June 30, 2019 Family Service at Union Chapel in the Grove, Bill Gordh has designed a program entitled Echoes of Caring. Through stories, songs and readings we will explore how acts of compassion and care continue reverberating through our lives and for others in the future. This is Bill's 4th annual service at the chapel. It begins at 10:30 AM, will be about an hour and is open for all. Light refreshments will follow service. Union Chapel is included in the National Registry of Historic Places.

 

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NOW: Tons of Tales on Bill Gordh YouTube Channel. Bill has been at work in the studio during the pandemic recording videos of many of his vast repertoire of folktales from around the world and uploading them to his YouTube Channel. Telling tales accompanied by banjo from every continent, some stories are short as a few minutes and some of the stories run over 25. There are funny stories, scary stories, quest tales, cumulative tales, circle stories, tales of justice, stories of love and compassion, tales of peace and trust. They are non-violent. They have provided many children and their families some great tales to listen to while not at school and they are told with the same energy and care that in-classroom and concert attendees have come to cherish. There are presently about 100 Stories on the channel with more to come. Subscribe. It's FREE! Stay Safe!!

 

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