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Monthly Archives: August 2002
Tony Furtado is an accomplished instrumentalist who plays with unusual poise and flair. His latest CD, "American Gypsy," features his ever-evolving banjo and guitar – including slide guitar – in a groove-oriented ensemble, as well as more delicate compositions inspired … Continue reading
After decades of lending his multi-instrumentalist and composing talents to notables in the folk and rock world, Garth Hudson has released his first solo recording. "The Sea To The North" features six compositions showing why Hudson is not just a … Continue reading
Jill Olson has played in San Francisco honky-tonk and alt-country bands since the late ’80s. "My Best Yesterday" is her second solo CD and finds Olson singing well-crafted songs inspired by1960s-era pop-rock and twangy country. Olson is a talented singer, … Continue reading
Martha Redbone’s "Home Of The Brave" mixes an upbeat soul sound with a singer-songwriter’s sensibility. Redbone says her mixed-race roots and upbringing in Kentucky and New York City have shaped her writing and music, making her attuned to life stuggles … Continue reading