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Amy Dixon-Kolar
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Solo acoustic folk, with a bit of celtic music thrown in for good measure.
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Rosa Sat
Peak in sub-genre #27
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Roads of Home
Peak in sub-genre #44
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Light of the Morning Sun
Peak in sub-genre #43
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Now It's Time
Peak position #38
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To Each Generation a Rose
Peak in sub-genre #47
I do mostly acoustic folk music as well as some celtic music. I value well-crafted songs, with solid lyrics and a good melody line. Musicality - harmonies, interesting guitar work - draws me into a song, so I try to bring these qualities into my own music. You can find out more about me at . THE LATEST: My new CD "Now It's Time" will be released on August 31, 2008! Check it out at . I'm quite proud of it and honored to have worked with some of the best folk musicians in Chicago! ************************************ A new interview is now up on the . Host Michael Teach has made it his mission to promote local Chicago musicians. I had a great time working with Michael. Check out the interview! ************************************ I have put up an EP on SoundAid. I hope you will consider going over to their site and making a donation to Heifer International. In return, you can download my or many artists' music. Music to save lives - a pretty good deal, don't you think? ************************************ -The Sound Aid Project is up and running! Take a few minutes to head over to the site, and consider downloading an EP or the "Best Of" CD. A number of fantastic musicians have donated their works to the project, and 100% of the proceeds goes to the Heifer Foundation. Every EP you buy helps to save the life of another. Click here for ************************************ -I was recently interviewed on . If you go to the site, and then click on my name, you'll hear a five minute interview and two of my songs "Morning Quiet" and "Child of Three Mothers". Thanks, Mike - that was fun!
Have you performed in front of an audience?
I do play live gigs and enjoy doing so. There's something special about reaching an audience live and getting that immediate feedback.
Your musical influences
Joni Mitchell, Dougie MacLean, Steve Goodman, Jim Malcolm, Jennifer Armstrong, The Weavers, Bruce Cockburn, Holly Near, Mark Dvorak
What equipment do you use?
Mostly a Taylor acoustic guitar and a Garrison acoustic/electric, plus at times, a Fender mandolin, a bowed psaltry, a fiddle and a bodhran.
Anything else?
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