David Lazar's 'I'll Be Your Mirror' Enlightens, Thrills, Frustrates and Bewilders

David Lazar's 'I'll Be Your Mirror' Enlightens, Thrills, Frustrates and Bewilders

By Christopher John Stephens

This collection is a remarkable look at the transformative and thrilling sounds the essay can make when given the chance to play as many different instruments as possible. 23 Oct 2017 // 10:30 AM

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