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‘I’ll Fly Away’: Soul singer Jayanthi Kyle uses her talent to comfort mourning families

 

 

By Junauda Petrus
Contributing Writer

 

“There are funerals where they bring out a boombox and it’s so impersonal. It doesn’t honor or celebrate the person. It doesn’t touch souls the way live music can, the way a live human being could move with the spirit of the room, the feelings people are having, and pick up on that energy,” shares Jayanthi Kyle reflecting on what inspires her emerging work of singing at funerals. Kyle now offers the healing power of song to families who are celebrating the lives of loved ones who have passed on. Kyle’s experience as a young woman in many ways prepared her for this work. Continue Reading →

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