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...here's a vintage recording from Zili Roots, circa 2003

recorded and mixed by Kearney Kirby at Dancing Dog Studios

and featuring the best sound in the world: the laughter of students at recess at St.Peter's School

(Laurie Goldsmith, guitar; Brigham Brough, bass; Nick Kinsey, drums; Kera Washington, flute, percussion, vocals) 


 "Children" is based on the memory of a reunion with a grade school classmate -- 

We met again when I was in grad school at Brown University, and she was on tour promoting her newest book of poetry.

We reminisced about growing up (partially for me) in Atlanta, and...

10 Children.mp3