Joan Wasser's work as Joan as Policewoman is a great example of an artist using "understated" to her advantage. While Wasser is renowned for her work as a collaborator, over two albums (plus an online-only covers set) as Joan as Police Woman, she's discovered a means of channeling influences as disparate as Nina Simone, Sinead O'Connor, and Jon Brion into music that's as challenging to her as it is to the listener. Maybe there isn't a single here, but that doesn't matter when it's as quietly, intensely powerful as this material can be. This show is part of Celebrate Brooklyn and also features Holly Miranda—her... More >>>