Now here's a fine thing: video feature of the great Chris Smither tracking the soon to be released (in March) Call Me Lucky here at Blue Rock. The record is a career statement of Chris' songwriting and features a powerful group of collaborators: longtime producer and multi instrumentalist David Goodrich, drummer Billy Conway, multi instrumentalist Matt Lorenz, Mike Meadows, and engineer, Keith Gary. These guys came in with a hope to record ten songs. They left with a double record. The first disk features the original treatments of all ten songs, and the second takes those same songs, but reinterprets them. That's right, Chris covered his own tunes. Take a look and listen.
Recently, we presented a rare LIVE recording and broadcast featuring the Paul English Quartet. 40 guests witnessed it in the intimacy of the candle-lit studio Garrison, and more across the nation tuned-in to this beauty online. Paul was joined by vocalist Elisha Jordan, Brennen Nase (guitar/bass), and Tim Solook (drums) in a set of jazz standards and classic songs. Patrick Conway engineered the audio and Sarah Garber directed video. It was pure magic. Read More