Entries by Joann Murdock

Folk Alliance 2016 Blue Horizon Showcase

    Blue Horizon has been selected as an Official Showcase Artist at the Folk Alliance International Conference, February 17-21, 2016, in Kansas City, Missouri. Meet Artists of Note in Booth 508 Exhibit Hall   After years of success as a solo artist, Great Lakes troubadour Lee Murdock has formed a new band, Blue Horizon, […]

Welcome the trio Ameranouche: “Gypsy Flamenco Swing”

  “Their music was so infectious it stopped us in our tracks.”  —Festival Preview, Newport Jazz Festival   “Ameranouche has the gleeful flying fingerwork, the high-octane pluse that still manages to feel wonderfully freewheeling.”  —Rock Paper Scissors     The award winning Ameranouche (pronounced uh-Mare-uh-noosh) plays a passionate style of music they call “Gypsy Flamenco […]

The Best of the Pete Seeger Tributes: Lincoln Center and more

At the bottom of this post is the  link to the video of Lincoln Center Out Of Doors’ August Concert honoring Pete and Toshi Seeger and their legacy, on July 20,2014. If you will excuse our use of this tired phrase, it truly was “an all-star event” part of Seegerfest.org The full-length video is definitely […]

Hear Dennis Stroughmatt on NPR All Things Considered

Dennis Stroughmatt was featured on All Things Considered, NPR, on Tuesday, September 23, 2014. Read and hear him here, talking about the Missouri Creole Paw Paw French music, people, language. Link to the NPR ALL THINGS CONSIDERED Story   Video Link #1: Missouri Creole Music and 2-minute tour Video Link #2: Library of Congress performance […]

Hope and Music: Reggie Harris Speaks about his Organ Donor Experience

Link to this short video and article about Reggie Harris’s experience as recipient of liver transplant, in October, 2008. “The music that I do inspires hope in people,” Reggie Says.   http://www.delawareonline.com/article/20140107/HEALTH/301070024/Transplant-gives-singer-Reggie-Harris-second-chance?nclick_check=1 Hear more by Kim and Reggie Harris