Map to the
Laura Nyro

Billy Childs

Billy Childs leads an all-star interpretation of songwriter Laura Nyro’s beloved works

When Billy Childs was 11 years old, his older sister introduced him to the work ofRock & Roll Hall of Fame singer-songwriter Laura Nyro. Her blend of Broadwayinspired melodies, jazz improvisation and socially conscious lyrics have stayed withhim. Now Billy has returned to his early source of inspiration, conceiving andorchestrating the new album, Map to the Treasure: Reimagining Laura Nyro, whichfeatures an incredible range of musicians who join him in interpreting her narratives.

Track Listing:

  1. New York Tendaberry (feat. Renée Fleming & Yo-Yo Ma)
  2. The Confession (feat. Becca Stevens)
  3. Map to the Treasure (feat. Lisa Fischer)
  4. Upstairs by a Chinese Lamp (feat. Esperanza Spalding & Wayne Shorter)
  5. Been on a Train (feat. Rickie Lee Jones & Chris Potter)
  6. Stoned Soul Picnic (feat. Ledisi)
  7. Gibsom Street (feat. Susan Tedeschi & Steve Wilson)
  8. Save the Country (feat. Shawn Colvin & Chris Botti)
  9. To a Child (feat. Dianne Reeves)
  10. And When I Die (feat. Alison Krauss & Jerry Douglas)