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The words came from a dream and the wordless singing in the rest of the song was the result of a collaborative improvisation with Kalonica. Eventually, the sounds became firmly established, even though they remained nonsensical.


There's a building
That looks like a round man
lying in the hills
And between the arcs
One can draw a woman of sorrow
in the sky

You can find me
In the breasts of buildings....


from Elbows Akimbo, San Francisco 1986​-​1992, released December 31, 1989




Diana Rosalind New Orleans, Louisiana

After being discovered by Bobby McFerrin as a young vocal improviser in San Francisco, I spent some years writing and performing with ensembles that remain important in the history of Bay Area arts, then did time tangling with the music biz in LA & NYC, followed by a decade in Europe, recording all the while, before coming "home" to NOLA. This is a partial musical record of that journey. ... more

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