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Monthly Archives: November 2003
Shannion Lawson is a singer-songerwriter-guitarist who can easily fill a room with his large voice and high-energy picking, but whose reportoire is larger than its bluegrass- and country-inspired roots. On "the acoustic living room session," Lawson and his all acoustic … Continue reading
The 17-piece Devil’s Workshop Big Band comes from Richmond, Virginia, where bandleader Stephen Norfleet the other members met while studying music at Virginia Commonwealth University. The band developed its improvisational jazz-meets-funk sound while playing weekly gigs. This first recording is … Continue reading