Tunes on Tuesday: Ain’t It The Truth

Why this tune?

Over the past few years, I’ve heard plenty of things on the news that made me angry. In two cases, I turned that indignation into inspiration and channeled that feeling into a song.

The first was “Alternative Facts”, which I recorded on my album Making Up For Lost Time in 2018. The second was “Ain’t It The Truth,” which I wrote that year after hearing a political adviser on TV say that “Truth isn’t truth”

In both cases, I have been fortunate to work with superb artists  who turn these songs into powerful musical statements. For “Ain’t It The Truth,” I collaborated with Carolyn Malachi to create the music you can hear on October 29. Here’s a preview of the single, featuring her voice and production magic. I hope the music moves and inspires you.

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Published by Oren Levine

Jazz pianist and composer in Washington, DC. Also a digital product and technology professional working at a small DC nonprofit

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