Arts Connection for Monday, July 4, 2016 - Brian Doerksen - The Shiyr Poets "Recover" CD

Formed a couple of years ago, the Shiyr (sheer) Poets ( goal was to breathe new life into the ancient Psalms. Two CDs and 20 Psalms later the group comprising veteran musicians Brian Doerksen, Calum Rees, Brian Thiessen and Teresa Trask have gone in a completely different direction with their newest CD: Recover. An EP of six cover songs from George Harrison’s “Here Comes the Sun” to Kansas’ “Dust in the Wind” and Bob Dylan’s “To Make You Feel My Love,” became a project of gratitude to songwriters, singers and “remembering why we loved a song in the first place.” Brian is on the phone with us from his home in the Abbotsford, B.C. area and will talk to us about his music and the Shiyr Poets in a few moments.


Interludes feature music from The Shiyr Poet's Recover and Songs for the Journey - Volume 2 CDs




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Interview date: 
July 4, 2016 - 21:00