Jonathan Elias: American River

Jonathan Elias’ "American River" is a sweeping orchestral work that combimes elements of spoken word, traditional folk and modern concert minimalism. Nominated for a Grammy in the New Age category, it explores the twin themes of what’s good and bad in America. It features many musicians, most notably Johnny Cash and members of his family.
American River
Released: 12/1/2004
Genre: Americana
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American River
Jonathan Elias says "American River" is his latest recording to explore historic and epic themes.
Musical Styles
"American River" follows a musical course from traditional folk to modern minimalism.
Cash Story
John Carter Cash helped bring his father, Johnny Cash, sister Rosanne Cash, and many others to the project.
Mariner Musician
Jonathan Elias says his own musical journey has had some surprising turns through the years.
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