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Jane's current "Tootie" tour is a stripped-down, intimate affair wherein she alternates between guitar, keyboard, spoken word and pre-recorded accompaniment. Although the acoustic of the Bronson Centre are far from ideal (it used to be a high school auditorium), Jane's voice cut through from whisper to wail. The dry, thin electric guitar sound was occasionally lacking (even prompting her to refer to her new guitar style called "mosquito") but her songs are really about her voice and the lyrics. Perhaps an acoustic guitar next time?
Opener James Hill played a mean instrumental ukulele set with accompaniment from electric cello player Anne Davison who alternately bowed the cello or plucked it like a double bass adding some nice texture to Hill's "Hendrix of the ukulele" stylings...
Jane's set list (some song titles may be wrong since she played mostly new material)
Drunken sailor (portion thereof)
Had a Good Thing (But You Blew It)
Barkis Is Willin' (I Always Lie To You)
Begat Begat (These Are The Days)
Send me someone
Let go (The Vigil (the Sea)?)
Handel - I Know My Redeemer Liveth
Calling All Angels
When Will I See You (desert/buffalo, not "The Magic Beads")
In My Dream
Good Morning Song (Acapella)
Dark Tent (Spoken Word)
Take Me To My Tent (tape backup)
(Puts jacket back on)
Walk On Water
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