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photo: Joseph Lambert

photo: Joseph Lambert

Vocal pyrotechnics with soaring melodies and rich harmonies spanning and transcending styles including jazz, blues, folk, country, Klezmer, and classical… but also just pretty songs.
Unadorned is an album of ten original acoustic songs, each song a carefully crafted and unique world. Click on the song titles for more info and to hear a sample.

  1. Unadorned

  2. Home

  3. Where I May Go

  4. Traveling Band

  5. Best of the Real

  6. Worrying Will Do You No Good

  7. Water

  8. Long Gone Blues

  9. Niggun for the Moon

  10. Nobody Can Tell Me (TDOR)


Ilona Tipp, voice and piano (tracks 1, 2, 5, 7)
Jacob Hiser, piano (tracks 3, 6, 8, 10) and vocals (tracks 3 and 5)

All songs, music and lyrics, by Ilona Tipp, copyright 2018 Missive Maven Music

Recorded and mixed by Sam Kassirer at Great North Sound Society, Parsonsfield, ME

Mastered by Jeff Lipton at Peerless Mastering, Boston, MA
Assistant Mastering Engineer: Maria Rice 

This album would not have been possible without Alex Myers, Bobbi & Larry Tipp, Jacob Hiser, Dominique Eade, Ran Blake, Hankus Netsky, and Tanya Kalmanovitch. My gratitude to them all is boundless.

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