Baskery is Greta, Stella and Sunniva Bondesson, three sisters from Stockholm, Sweden. This three part orchestra creates their sound on distorted slide banjo, slap-driven upright bass and acoustic guitar. Baskerys debut album "Fall Among Thieves", released in may 2008, was recorded live on stage at Decibel Studios together with their engineer/producer,
Lasse Mårtén (Sahara Hotnights, Pink, Lykke Li, Peter Bjorn and John etc). Baskery's members have earlier toured Sweden, Europe and the US, with their former band Slaptones (EMI/Capitol) featuring drummer & dad Jan-Åke Bondesson.
Béla Fleck and Victor Wooten formed Béla Fleck and the Flecktones in 1988, along with keyboardist and harmonica player Howard Levy and Wooten's percussionist brother Roy "Future Man" Wooten, who played synthesizer-based percussion. Levy left the group in 1992, making the band a trio until Saxophonist Jeff Coffin joined the group onstage part-time in 1997, eventually becoming a permanent member.
Alvin "Youngblood" Hart (born 1963 in Oakland, California) is an American musician. Influenced in early childhood by the Mississippi Country Blues performed by older relatives, Hart is known as one of the world's foremost practitioners of that genre. Hart is also known as a faithful torchbearer for the 60's & 70's guitar rock of his youth, as well as Western Swing and vintage Country. His music has been compared to a list of diverse artists ranging from Leadbelly, Spade Cooley to Led Zeppelin and Thin Lizzy.
Charlottesville, North Carolina native Morgan O'Kane's music exists in a world of contrasts. Old, mountain-borne folk music approached with a youthful vivaciousness. A country foundation tempered by busking in New York City's subway system. An agile, lively banjo, complimented by a haunting, deep rasp.
His full length debut, Nine Lives displays a wealth of folk heritage, a new vision of americana spanning from appalachia to bluegrass.
Originally a Washington D.C.-based roots rock band, with "country, swing, bluegrass, blues, folk, mariachi, punk, pop, and Tin Pan Alley influences". Now based out of Nashville, Eric Brace and the gang travel around the US singing about the Donut Girl. LTH frontman Eric Brace is a former staff writer for The Washington Post where he was a columnist covering the local music and nightlife scene.
from CDBABY With warmth, humor and understated scholarship, Jeff Warner connects 21st century audiences with the music and everyday lives of 19th century people. He presents musical traditions from the Outer Banks fishing villages of North Carolina, to the lumber camps of the Adirondack Mountains. His songs have “the stamp of authority and real experience” (Tykes News, Yorkshire, UK). His songs, rich in local history and a sense of place, bring us the latest news from the distant past.