Son Little, a.k.a. Aaron Livingston, is from Philadelphia — the son of a preacher, who’s in touch with the deepest roots of soul, gospel and the blues. That comes through especially in “Demon in the Dark,” a song off his new album New Magic, in which Little speaks in a kind of prayerful communion to a gospel singer active 100 years ago, Deacon Philips, asking for direction and forgiveness. He’s made me want to get down on my knees and pray along. For his show at the Chapel on Nov. 8, details are here.

Son of a Preacher Man 1 November,2017Cy Musiker

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Cy Musiker co-hosts The Do List and covers the arts for KQED News and The California Report.  He loves live performance, especially great theater, jazz, roots music, anything by Mahler. Cy has an MJ from UC Berkeley’s School of Journalism, and got his BA from Hampshire College. His work has been recognized by the Society for Professional Journalists with their Sigma Delta Chi Award for Public Service in Journalism. When he can, Cy likes to swim in Tomales Bay, run with his dog in the East Bay Hills, and hike the Sierra.

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