As a vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Claudia Zanes witnessed the uncertainty, isolation and later the unrest that characterized the coronavirus pandemic last year, she struggled to find existing songs that captured the unprecedented nature of the time.
“We were starting to see the upheaval, the murder of George Floyd, the protests, the stuff that was happening was so in your face,” said Claudia, 41, of Baltimore. “Sometimes you’ve got to write your own songs, sometimes the songs that are out there don’t necessarily say the things that you want to say.”
That’s exactly what Claudia and her husband Dan Zanes did, when they started recording their “Social Isolation Song Series.” The musical duo put out a song each day, including originals and covers, recording nearly 200 songs in all.
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