I had the chance to interview guitar-toting songwriter and singer Jimbo Mathus (perhaps best-known for his work in Squirrel Nut Zippers) earlier this year. He’s an interesting guy, and had some insightful things to say about the creative process. Read the article here
This isn’t exactly new: I interviewed Jim Campilongo for Premier Guitar last fall. But it was a great conversation, and I thought I’d share. The album we discussed, Dreams and Definitions, is definitely worth checking out.
Hachette Audio, a division of Hachette Book Group, announced that it has published a truly unique audiobook—Pete Seeger: The Storm King. The Storm King audio collection presents Pete Seeger’s captivating spoken words in new recordings as he tells his most engaging stories, narratives, and poems—all set to new music produced by world renowned percussionist/producer Jeff Haynes—created by nearly 50 musicians from traditions as diverse as African Music, Blues, Bluegrass, Classical Guitar, Folk, Jazz, Native American Music, and World Beat. “This music brings out things in my words that I never knew before,” says Seeger, who will celebrate his ninety-fourth birthday May 3, 2013.
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With The Storm King‘s release just days away, media is starting to take notice: