These are tracks 1 & 2 off the new concept album "Journey Around The Sun A Mayan Odyssey" The album takes you on a journey with music building up to the culmination of the Winter of 2012. For more details see journeyaroundthesun.com
Bethany & Rufus - "900 Miles": Harmony In Diverse Musical Styles: Bethany Yarrow and Rufus Cappadocia form a duo unlike any other. Rufus plays a five string electric cello that he invented. He plays with percussive rhythmic funkiness and Bethany sings in a down home bluesy bent. They mix jazz, funk, folk, and world music together and the resulting sound is truly unique.
Listen to "900 Miles"
One of their releases is a song called "900 Miles." This tune is a great example of how these two musicians can mix styles. Where the lyrics and Bethany's tone affect a melancholy and ghostly feeling, Rufus' ...
Legendary Folk Musician's Son Wins Acoustic Music Awards: AJ Croce won top honors at the 9th Annual IAMA (International Acoustic Music Awards) by winning the overall grand prize as well as the first prize in the AAA/Alternative category with his original song "I Should Have Known".
Nashville based singer/songwriter and recording artist, AJ Croce is the son of legendary singer-songwriter Jim Croce. Ron Goldstein and Peter Bauman of Private Music signed AJ Croce to his first record deal at age 19. He recorded two CDs for Private Music. His website can be viewed at:
AJ Croce's "Beatles like" song "I Should Have Known"...
Historic Painting Up For Bids, Song Mentions And Other June Fest Upda:
The 2009 Nashville SongWriters Festival on Music Row is now opening up email bids for this large 2 1/2' x 4' collectible oil painting on canvas by 6th year fest volunteer Deb Ziems. The autographed painting was signed by Featured Writers that attended the 2008 fest such as Tom T. Hall, Stella Parton, Brian White, the Wilburn family, Grammy winners and many more including the famous and not so famous. Bids will be accepted by email online.
The bid deadline is June 15, 2009, Midnight. Proceeds go to Fest 2009 activities. To enter you bi...