Ep 17: Stephen Jackman-Torkoff, of The Queer Songbook Orchestra

Premiere DateFeb 10, 2021
00:00 Intro/Sponsor
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01:20 “Medicine for Melancholy” The Queer Songbook Orchestra & Bonjay
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05:35 START /// Interview: Stephen Jackman-Torkoff, of The Queer Songbook Orchestra
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46:45 “Magic” (a poem by Stephen)
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66:48 Outro/Sponsor // Produced by Stereoactive Media
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68:17 Finish
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The Queer Songbook Orchestra is a 13-piece chamber pop ensemble based in Toronto that focuses on surfacing queer narratives in pop music. They released “Medicine for Melancholy” with Bonjay in November of last year. Nikkiesha spoke with Stephen Jackman-Torkoff, a poet in the group in mid-January.

This podcast is produced by Stereoactive Media.

Nikkiesha Nicole McLeod is a queer, non-binary Trinidadian singer-songwriter, percussionist and writer. They began playing the steel pan at the age of twelve when they convinced their parents to let them join the…

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