Patrick Lacoursiere avec Dream Songs Night Songs: From Mali to Louisiana
Beautifully recorded lullabies from around the world are sung in the language of origin along with an illustrated bedtime story--in English, Spanish, and French--about an imaginary journey to unknown lands. Performers Sylva Balassanian, Mary Fujiwara Burke, Juan Jose Carranza, Hart-Rouge, H'sao, Paul Kunigis, and Nathalie Picard share their culture in offering lovely, warm lead vocals and harmonies, supported by a highly skilled group of musicians playing more than 30 different instruments. The earth-toned, dreamlike illustrations reflect both the subject and country of origin of each song.
Patrick Lacoursiere is a former actor, producer, and journalist in Western Canada, and the author of the award-winning collection "Dream Songs Night Songs." He lives in Montreal, Quebec. Sylvie Bourbonniere is an illustrator whose works have been featured in the "Wall Street Journal," the" Chicago Tribune," and "People "magazine. She has also illustrated several children's books, including "Contes d'Afrique" and "Tales from the Isle of Spice." She lives in Montreal, Quebec.