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Michael G. Ronstadt releases “Foolish Fox”

Michael G. Ronstadt is a singer/songwriter and cello player who has a long family history in music. He has played traditional Southwestern and Mexican music with his father and brother as part of Ronstadt Generations for many years. With his use of harmony, instrumental arrangement, and original lyrics, along with the study of classical, traditional, and other genres Ronstadt has developed a [...]

Lydia Sylvia and Her Debut Solo Album

Lydia Sylvia is one of my oldest friends, as well as one of my biggest musical (and life in general) influences. It’s really exciting that she has finally put out a solo album. I think she did such a great job. Lydia has always been one of my favorite banjo players and singers. I was lucky enough to work on this in depth interview with Lydia and hope you all enjoy! The Whole (S)tory [...]

Josh Groban is Winning

Josh Groban’s new recording, Stages, features Broadway/musical pieces. Some of my favorite musicals, such as Les Misérables and Phantom of the Opera, are included. If you know me at all, you know I am a huge Josh Groban and musical fan, so the combination is perfect. I have been wanting him to make an album like this for years, so you can imagine my excitement. As an added bonus, it [...]

Help Make Kristin Andreassen’s New CD “Gondolier” A Reality

(Originally posted August 5, 2014) One of my dear friends, Kristin Andreassen, has made a new album! It is her first album of original music in six years and I am super excited! If you ever listened to “Neighborhood Watch,” the show Erica Bailey and I hosted at Shepherd, you have heard Kristin’s music. She wrote “Crayola Doesn’t Make A Color For Your Eyes“ which we started every [...]

In Depth with Laura Cortese

(Originally posted November 17, 2012) Laura Cortese is a Boston based musician working to get her new record “In The Lowlands” released next year. The record features original songs as well as some traditional ones. The new album has a lot of very special guest musicians who Laura has befriended over the years through being on the road and teaching at various music camps. Below is the video [...]
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