It's The Autumn Equinox and today we talk to a special guest, writer, ethnographer, expert on outdoor play, climate protector, Jane P. Perry.
Jane curated a wonderful playlist "that will include some of my sound poems, some choral pieces learned with Berkeley Community Chorus & Orchestra, folk and contemporary tracks that have inspired me, the Nibi Water Song, played with permission by Objibwe elder Waubanewquay Dorene Day" to Jane's theme, “Living in Reciprocity”.
Jane P. Perry's most recent book, WHITE SNAKE DIARY (Atmosphere Press), released in 2020. Jane interviews with PaulaWhitacre, appears in the minipodcast Without Books and The Missouri Review Miller Aud-cast, and see Janein Persimmon Tree, McSweeney's QuarterlyConcern, Women Writers, Women'sBooks, The Gloucester Times, The Oaklandside and Paper Dragon. 100% of the return on purchase of WHITE SNAKE DIARY goes to Ohlone sovereignty through Sogorea Te Land Trust. Venmo Jane @Jane-Perry-16
My Playlist #1 on @oaklandjane Spotify
Lisa Bielawa’s October 26, 2013 10a.m. “Crissy Broadcast” from Bielewa’s AIRFIELD BROADCASTS project. Recorded & arranged by Jane P. Perry
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra & Andrew Manze- "Serenade to Music (Orchestral Version)"
“Echo Bridge” Sound Poem by Jane P. Perry
“The Nibi Song” Words and Music by Dorene Day
Bob Dylan, Rhiannon Giddens & Marcus Mumford 3- “Lost on the River #20”
“The Seal Lullaby” Words by Rudyard Kipling, Music by Eric Whitacre Performed by sassysnowwhite
Quiet Force- "Voice of Music"
The New Basement Tapes (written by Bob Dylan & Rhiannon Giddens)- "Duncan and Jimmy"
Bobby McFerrin- "The Garden"
Sound poem by Jane P. Perry- "Oakland Evening Serenade"
Westminster Choir, John Hudson & Joe Miller- "3 Nocturnes: No. 1. Ballade to the Moon"
Yo La Tengo- "Beach Party Tonight"
Jonatha Brooke- "Bleecker Street"
Sound poem by Jane P. Perry- "Nylons in the Fog"
VOCES8 & Barnaby Smith- "Earth Song"
Chrissie Hynde- "Morning Glory" (written by Tim Buckley & Larry Beckett)
Suzzy Roche & Maggie Roche- "The Love's Still Growing" (written by William Linhart)
Laurie Anderson- "Shy People"
Sound poem by Jane P. Perry- "Cross the Roundabout, Fourth Exit"
Rhiannon Giddens- "Round About the Mountain"
Sound poem by Jane P. Perry- "Two Urban Orchestras: San Francisco and Habana"
Yo La Tengo- "Tiny Birds"
Bobby McFerrin- "Common Threads"