Schwab is best known for her work on a dozen of Ken Burns’ documentaries, including his Grammy award-winning Civil War and the Emmy award-winning Baseball and Mark Twain, and most recently The Dust Bowl which aired on PBS in November. She has performed live at the White House, the Smithsonian, and on the Late Show with David Letterman.
Schwab’s distinct style is somewhere between folk,
traditional, classical, and new age, and is inspired by the traditional music
of England, Scotland, Ireland, and America, blues, vintage tangos, Satie and Debussy,
30 Americans features artwork by many of the most important African American artists of the last three decades, including Nick Cave, Kara Walker, Kehinde Wiley, Jean-Michael Basquiat, Mickal ...