Logos Bookstore’s Recommendations
It is December and the Holidays are here. It is a good time to make the gift of music to friends and loved ones, even oneself to enjoy at holiday time and year round.
Aside from related greeting cards and books for Christmas and Hanukkah there is also music from Latin jazzed up versions of Christmas favorites on such recordings as ‘Navidad’ and Cuba L.A.’s ‘Navidad Cubana’ to the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s CDs, ‘A Baroque Christmas’, ‘A Renaissance Christmas’ ‘A Medieval Christmas’ including Putumayo’s ‘Christmas Around the World,’ and ‘New Orleans Christmas’ as well as CDs and cassettes for the singing group Gloria Dei Cantores’ ‘What Cheer’, ‘Scott Adams’ ‘Born of Light’ (Collection of Traditional Christmas Carols & Hymns), ‘Christmas A CAPPELLA STYLE with the blenders’, pianist Jo Davidson’s Merry Christmas And Happy New York, ‘Mistletoe Swing’, ‘The Nutcracker’, ‘A New World Christmas’ featuring Stevan Pasero and Ruth M. Ginnis’ ‘Awakening Season’.
For Hanukkah there are Putumayo’s ‘A Jewish Odyssey’ and ‘Israel’ and Herbie Mann & Sona Terra’s ‘Eastern European Roots’ for music for the whole year, Logos has quite a collection from the dual CD live recording of the Buena Vista Social Club’s 1998 concert at Carnegie Hall, full of great memories of the incomparable piano player, Ruben Gonzalez, and other excellent musicians like Conpay Segundo, guitarist/vocalist, Ibrahim Ferrer, vocalist, to name a few; and ‘introducing Ruben Gonzalez’ and ‘Tony Martinez & The Cuban Power’s Maferefun” to music by Gal Costa, Ceu, Leny Eversong (Old style Brazilian night club balladeer), Maria Bethania and Emmeline to the rough guide collections of ‘Argentina’, ‘Ravi Shankar’ and ‘Paris Café Music’ as well as Oxfam’s Think Global ‘Native America’ and ‘Acoustic Brazil’.
In addition Logos carries fine music anthologies from the Metropolitan Museum of Art such as ‘Classical Music of France’, ‘Music In The Age Of Turner’, ‘Music Of Venice’, ‘Berlin Cabaret’, ‘Music of the Gilded Age’, ‘PAINTERS IN PARIS Le Café Concert and ‘Music Of Egypt’. For Celtic music enthusiasts, Logos has ‘Celtic Woman’ and 2 and 3 as well as ‘Celtic Twilight ‘ and ‘Celtic Twilight Sacred Spirit’. There is much music to choose from at Logos and no CD burning necessary. Happy Holidays!
Upcoming Events At Logos
Wednesday, December 3, 2008 At 7 P.M, KYTV Reading Group will discuss Don Quixote Part II by Miguel De Cervantes.
Monday, December 8, 2008 At 7 P.M., The Sacred Texts Group led by Richard Curtis will continue its discussion for the Gospel of Matthew.
Transit: 4, 5, 6, Subways to Lexington Ave & 86th St., M86 Bus (86th St., M79 Bus (79th St.),
M31 Bus (York Ave), M15 Bus (1st & 2nd Aves.)#