Carol’s CD Release Concert 12/17/08
Celebrating Her New CD
“Still Hear Your Voice”
“Still Hear Your Voice” combines traditional and contemporary bluegrass and reflects Carol’s love of duet singing. The material includes classics from the Stanley Brothers and the Carter Family, along with original bluegrass and country music.
Colin McCaffrey produced the CD with Carol and the recording features, in addition to Colin, other outstanding veteran musicians Patti Casey, Karen Collins, Eleanor Ellis, Mark Greenberg, Andy Greene, Jack Leiderman, Keith Little, Jim Pitman and Ed Schaeffer.
The Black Door, Montpelier
Wednesday, Dec. 17 at 7 pm
Reservations are recommended.
Dinner seating is available prior to the show.
To reserve seating call the Black Door at 223-7070
For more information on the December concert call the Black Door at
(802) 223-7070 or contact Bramblewood Music at (802) 224-9066
Carol will be joined by outstanding Vermont musicians Patti Casey, Andy Greene, Noah Hahn, Colin McCaffrey and Jim Pitman.
Special guests will include the fantastic: Mark Greenberg, Good Old Wagon with Mark and Andy Pitt, Rachel Sucher & the Rodeo Girls and Peg Tassey.
About these musicians and special guests
Patti Casey has been called "...the voice of Vermont contemporary music" by the Times Argus. With a voice that's strong and sweet, and a catalog of timeless songs, Patti has become the vocal backbone for many of our region's finest musical productions. Her list of awards includes Kerrville Folk Festival winner, South Florida Folk Festival Songwriting Competition finalist, A Prairie Home Companion "Talent From Towns Under 2000" winner. http://www.patticasey.com
Veteran Montpelier musician Mark Greenberg plays mandolin, guitar, banjo and more. Mark is a former member of Coco & the Lonesome Road Band, The Joint Chiefs of Bluegrass, and Dave Van Ronk’s Kazoo-o-phonic Jug Band. Mark will also be joined by Andy Pitt together as Good Old Wagon, with their rags, blues and good time music. http://www.upstreetproductions.com
Andy Greene is a singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and music instructor. Over the last 20 years, he has performed with several acclaimed acoustic groups, including Breakaway and the Bluegrass Gospel Project. His favorite ice cream is Ben & Jerry's Cherry Garcia. http://www.andysmountainmusic.com/
Noah Hahn has been performing on upright bass in and around Central Vermont for the past 3 years. He is proficient in many styles: country (Mark LeGrand and the Lovesick Bandits), jazz (Paris Bathtub), old-time (various projects with Katie Trautz), and rock (Sputnik, electric bass). http://www.myspace.com/parisbathtub
The ubiquitous Colin McCaffrey has established himself solidly in Vermont as a record producer, session musician, songwriter and composer. His own songs cover a wide stylistic range: blues, swing, country, folk, bluegrass, jazz; and he uses his vast network of fellow musicians to bring them to life. With yearly awards in Seven Days, Times Argus, and The Free Press; Colin consistently delivers high quality roots music to Central Vermont. “Mixing old-time bluegrass, folksy Americana and a comforting vocal tone that falls somewhere between Peter Rowan and James Taylor, McCaffrey is a Green Mountain treasure worth unearthing." - The Burlington Free Press. http://www.colinmccaffrey.com
Jim Pitman started performing music publicly in 1974 at age 17. Since then he’s been a member of various, top, local bands. Jim does frequent recording session work playing both electric, Pedal Steel Guitar, and acoustic, Dobro™, resphonic guitar. Jim is an electrical engineer by day.
Rachel Sucher and the Rodeo Girls met back in kindergarten and will perform one of Rachel’s favorite songs from the CD. Ted Ingham and Carol back up the Rodeo Girls. Ted plays and teaches guitar and banjo and is the father of one of the Rodeo Girls.
Peg Tassey is a fantastic singer and a songwriter.