Tuesday, March 17
8:00PM - 8:20PM
86 Rainey St
Listen to Your Love Will Blow Me Away When My Heart Aches
You know that old saying about how people who truly live full lives forget more than most of us will ever learn? Son Little knows that feeling. So he writes to remember.
“I was always a writer," says the man formerly known as Aaron Livingston. "Before I really learned music, I was serious about writing. Didn’t matter what it was. Just playing with words.”
Considering how long he's been making music, that's saying something. Born in Los Angeles to a preacher and a teacher, as a kid he absorbed songs from dusty family records and learned saxophone and piano, though he felt more at home inventing his own language on those instruments rather than following the lesson plan. Adapt or die, as they say.
Cycling through jazz, rock and R&B history, the hungry young son was beginning his true education. A few years later, the Livingstons moved to Queens, introducing Aaron to the active arts of hip-hop, basketball and city lif...Show the rest