Author Archives: Queen Esther

‘Harlem Song’ is not exactly Wolfe’s most profound creation; it is more sumptuous and self-indulgent than either The Colored Museum or Noise/Funk. Still, in its best moments, the production sizzles both as toe-tapping amusement and poten  More...

This amazing 3-CD set of contemporary sound and text-based music may be just what you need to live a full life. Elliott Sharp set aside his sax and guitar to collect one-minute music and sound works by 171 leading lights of the international avant-garde,   More...

Produced by composer-performer Elliott Sharp, this is an incredible two-CD collection of one-minute pieces by 146 artists poets, musicians, writers, visual artists with proceeds from the sale going to benefit the National Coalition Against Censorship.   More...

Sharp’s acoustic accomplishments are outstanding, quickly shifting gears between bluesy rumbles to jazzy spikes and fleeting dissonant meanderings. On top of this richly textured bed floats Queen Esthers outstanding voice, which ranges from the deep  More...