Walk In Balance,
A Family of Flute Makers and Performers
Why this name?
Our name choice is simple. It's our family name (Fretwell).
Do you play live?
We play live, regionally in the mid-west. We love to play live. It's the time when we get the magic back from our listeners.
How, do you think, does the internet (or mp3) change the music industry?
The internet, and specifically mp3's, will have an eventual positive change in the music industry. The musician will have more say over the music they make and more variety of music will be available.
Would you sign a record contract with a major label?
Yes, we would sign with a label. It's still the best way to "mass market" your music.
Lisa Fretwell - Native American Flute, Keyboards, Rhythm, and Vocals
Music has always been a big part of my life. I started playing guitar and singing around the age of 14. In the last 30-some years I have toured and played in bands all over the country.
Jesse started playing at a very young age. He plays guitar, some keyboard, and Native American Flute.
Our musical influences are as diverse as day is to night. We have been influenced by a wide range of artists. From Miles Davis to Allman Brothers to Etta James to Fleetwood Mac to Allison Kraus to Pink Floyd to etc.... The list goes on and on. The world has so much good music to hear.
"The Blue Ridge Mountains" of Virginia.
Lisa and Jerry Fretwell
Lisa's Grandfather - Chief Eagle Friend
Jerry and Lisa Performing
Jerry and Jesse - National Audio Theatre 2006
Lisa - Ozarks Public Television - 2010
Fretwell Family - Live 2005
Jerry - Live in Virginia