It’s fairly definable. That implicit contract between solo artist and audience. I will give you my best, the best I have to offer of my skill and talent and experience, sitting gently alongside, I will attend to your work and respect your skill, talent and experience. But there are moments when something less definable happens. Times when that compact stretches and extends beyond the singer/ listener experience and the audience shares in a brilliance shaped for memory. It’s a magical, mysterious moment and Erin Cornell’s ALL OF ME is full of them. Simply put, this was a joyous experience, a night for remembering.
ALL OF ME is a well chosen title for Cornell who is an artist who can’t help but share, speaking easily and engagingly to an audience between songs. Slightly self-deprecating in her honesty and often diverging from the topic at hand, pulling herself back to the next on the playlist with an “anyway”, she is delightfully relaxed and it’s infectious. Continue reading ERIN CORNELL: A STAR ALIGNS