Bryony Griffith & Will Hampson: Lady Diamond

        BRYONY GRIFFITH and      WILL HAMPSON Lady Diamond Selwyn 0007   English fiddler and traditional singer Bryony Griffith and melodeon player and dancer Will Hampson have played together in various ensembles for the past 20 years. These include Bedlam, The Newcastle … → read more

BOO HANKS w/ DOM FLEMONS: Buffalo Junction

        BOO HANKS w/ DOM FLEMONS Buffalo Junction Music Maker 148   Yes, field recordings are still being done in 21st-century America. Here Dom Flemons of Carolina Chocolate Drops travels to Buffalo Junction, Va., to play with octogenarian Piedmont blues guitarist Boo Hanks in his … → read more


Cecilia: In Bad

        CECILIA In Bad Appel 1331   The debut from Belgian trio Cecilia positively hums with energy and invention. Originally a duo of flute/cornet and hurdy-gurdy/cittern, they were joined by diatonic accordion player Greet Wuyts, a move that’s filled out the sound and greatly opened up … → read more

CRAIG BICKHARDT: Live at Sellersville Theater

Craig Bickhardt: Live At Sellersville Theater

          CRAIG BICKHARDT Live At Sellersville Theater Stone Barn 1006   Every time I present Philadelphia-based master songwriter Craig Bickhardt, I introduce him by pondering how it happened that hit songwriters including Janis Ian, POCO, Ray Charles, Johnny Cash and Willie Nelson came to record … → read more