Night: Tift Merritt & Simone Dinnerstein
Sony Classical 88691-97657-2
Leonard Cohen/Daniel Felsenfeld: The Cohen Variations (6:42)
Patty Griffin: Night (3:02)
Tift Merritt, vocals; Simone Dinnerstein, piano
Pianist Simone Dinnerstein and singer-songwriter Tift Merritt join forces on a unique collaboration merging classical, folk, and rock worlds, exploring common terrain and uncovering new musical landscapes. Night features new songs written especially for the duo, as well as Tift Merritt’s own songs and several classical works. The album also includes the world-premiere recording of The Cohen Variations by Daniel Felsenfeld, a solo piano piece commissioned by Dinnerstein based on one of her favorite songs, Leonard Cohen’s Suzanne.