He's lived many years in Manhattan—part of the time in the same building where the Gershwin brothers once wrote musicals—but Jerome Kitzke is New York's voice of the Western wilderness. He even looks out of place, with his braided hair, beaded jewelry, and Native American friends who come in from the Dakotas and Arizona to work with him. And his music has qualities that no other New York music supplies: a homespun aura, a joyous theatricality, an odd blend of emotional innocence and musical sophistication. These have never been more in evidence... More >>>