Tag: Jennifer Leitham

Perpetual Change: CD Review, Mood Swings by Jennifer Leitham

| Feb 15, 2016 | Reply

Today Pamela DeGroff reviews the latest CD from trans woman, jazz musician and composer Jennifer Leitham. It’s called Mood Swings and features original compositions and Leitham’s take on the songs of others, including The Beatles’ You Won’t See Me. Then Pamela brings us info on upcoming performances by some trans performers and reviews a new CD by a group called Chairlift. The CD is titled Moth. Tune in for music news and commentary and check out Perpetual Change.

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Podcast: Part 2 of The Jennifer Leitham Interview

| Feb 15, 2016 | Reply

In December Pamela DeGroff featured Jennifer Leitham in her year end music buying guide and we ran an interview that Ms. Leitham did for the YourTrueGender podcast. Today, to compliment Pamela’s review of the Mood Swings CD we present Part 2 of the Jennifer Leitham interview. Ms. Leitham responds to questions about her music, her […]

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Podcast: An Interview With Jennifer Leitham

| Dec 21, 2015 | 1 Reply

Today we bring you an audio interview with jazz bassist and composer Jennifer Leitham which was conducted last month before a gig in California. The interview was made available to us by the good people at YourTrueGenderPodcast. Ms. Leitham talks about her band, her career and her Mood Swings album.

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Perpetual Change Reviews — Jennifer Leitham & Kylie Minogue

| Nov 16, 2015 | Reply

Today Pamela DeGroff reviews two Christmas albums. One is from last year, Future Christmas by jazz bassist Jennifer Leitham. The second is Kylie Christmas by Kylie Minogue. Then Pamela reviews some new music from a new artist who has a “throw back voice,” Andra Day.

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PERPETUAL CHANGE — “High Maintenance” by The Sexual Side Effects

| Apr 7, 2014 | Reply

Our hard working music columnist got her hands on a copy of The Sexual Side Effects’ new EP “High Maintenance” and she reviews it today. Listen to clips of the band’s music while you read Pamela’s review. The Sexual Side Effects leader Amber Taylor is out in front of the band and an out TG rocker. Their music is flavored by ’80s and Alt rock ’90s styles. Pamela also has mini reviews of new music from Kylie Minogue and re-released music from Cyndi Lauper. Plus other TG music news!

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Perpetual Change — The Sexual Side Effects

| Mar 10, 2014 | Reply

As a musician, I’ve been an ensemble player forever. (Bass player, therefore part of the rhythm section.)Longtime readers know that I’m also very much into instrumental music, but nonetheless prefer a band format most of the time. So, it’s always a treat for me to come across a band that’s new to me. Atlanta based […]

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TVocalizers: CD Review — There Will Come A Day by KOKUMO

| Nov 4, 2013 | Reply

Today Pamela DeGroff brings you a review of KOKUMO’s EP “There Will Come a Day.” She also has music news about Coco Peru, Georgie Jessup and Jennifer Leitham and some mini reviews of new CDs by artists you will be hearing on the dance floor at your favorite club. If you love music check out the contents of today’s TransVocalizers.

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TransVocalizers — Kokumo

| Oct 7, 2013 | Reply

Today Pam DeGroff’s TVocalizer is the multi-talented Kokumo. She’s a songwriter, singer, actress and political and social activist who is a champion for the rights of black transwomen. She owns a media production company and has released an extended play CD to be followed next year by her second EP. If Sylvester and Grace Jones had gotten together and had a child that would be Kokumo. Meet her and get TG music news and some mini-CD reviews in TransVocalizers.

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Perpetual Change: “Laughin’ In The Kitchen” by Michelle Rocking Horse Garcia? — CD Review

| Jul 29, 2013 | Reply

Our TG music columnist Pamela DeGroff has a review of a CD by Michelle “Rocking Horse” Garcia titled Laughin’ in the Kitchen. Originally released in 2008 Garcia has started doing a television cooking show and each show features, in addition to creating a delicious dish, a performance of one of the songs from the CD. It’s culinary rock at it’s finest. Read Pamela’s review and listen to some clips. Also in today’s column Pamela has music news about Rev. Yolanda’s birthday, Jennifer Leitham’s birthday and performance schedule, a benefit album for the singer from All The Pretty Horses and new music from Ciara.

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