Black Sea Hotel has returned from a gorgeous New Mexico retreat. Sarah and Shelley traveled back to New York this past week from Willa’s hometown, where they’d joined her for a week of intensely focused Black Sea Hotel musical rehearsals, farming, green smoothie-drinking, production meetings, photo-shoots, and video-shoots. The trip culminated in a radio interview / live performance on KUNM's Free Form with Harry Norton, an acoustically gorgeous concert at GiG Performance Space in Santa Fe, and a BSH vocal workshop. We treated ourselves to a heavenly evening under the stars in hot and cold baths at the one-and-only 10,000 Waves.

We collected some stunning new media (thanks to all of our resident photographers + videographers: Jim Roberts, Ryan Roberts, and Bruce Dunlap.) We workshopped all our songs with tremendous love, focus, and precision, and feel very enlivened by this experience. We are grateful to Willa’s father, Jim, for hosting us for the week on his beautiful rustic farm in Chimayo, NM. 


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