Isabel Fryszberg is an occupational therapist, visual artist and musician from Toronto who produced a wonderful album of jazz tinged country-folk-pop, “Hearts & Arrows”, with her band Isabel & The Uncommons, in 2014. Her latest project, The Social Mystics, features music created by individuals living with severe and persistent mental illness and/or addictions at the Creative Works Studio at St Michael’s Hospital in Toronto. The Social Mystics release their CD, “Coming Out Of Darkness” at the Tranzac Club in Toronto on March 8 at 7:30 p.m., Cover: PWYC, $10 suggested or $20 with a copy of the CD. Isabel and the Uncommons will be playing The Local, 396 Roncesvalles Ave, Toronto on Tuesday on March 22 from 9 p.m. Isabel Fryszberg joined us to chat about her music at the Folk Music Ontario conference, this past October. For more information about the music of Isabel Fryszberg, visit isabel-music.com. Music: Isabel & The Uncommons, “New Love” from “Hearts & Arrows” (Self, 2014), Social Mystics “Coming Out Of Darkness” and “Chill In The Air” from “Coming Out Of Darkness” (2016, Self), and Isabel & The Uncommons, “Something Sacred” from “Hearts & Arrows” (Self, 2014).
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Host of Folk Roots Radio, Jan Hall started in Radio in 1993 at WEFT 90.1fm in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois. Folk Roots Radio (formerly Royal City Rag) debuted on CFRU 93.3fm in August 2005. Jan is also an accomplished stage host and festival emcee.