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Gabriel Kahane gives touring a new meaning / Yahoo Music review

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One of the year's very best albums has arrived in a comparatively low-key, unheralded manner-as often happens-and this is something you really shouldn't miss.

The Ambassador, the latest work by singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Gabriel Kahane, aims to tell the story of Los Angeles. With a diverse array of songs bearing addresses in their titles, such as "Musso and Frank (6667 Hollywood Blvd)," and "Union Station (800 N. Alameda St.)," Kahane's impressive work focuses on buildings, architectural styles, characters both real and fictional, and an unexpectedly sophisticated, artful perspective. It is not your usual lowest-common denominator play, as its appearance on Sony Music's Masterworks label might indeed imply. READ THE FULL Yahoo Music REVIEW.