Multi-instrumentalist and Grammy-winning songwriter Dom Flemons illuminates hidden American history in his music.
Dom Flemons, the Grammy-winning multi-instrumentalist, singer, and songwriter is a veritable musicologist of American folk music. I first heard Dom in his work with the Carolina Chocolate Drops back in my days working as the American Roots genre manager at the Grammys. Many of his solo albums since the days of that band have been… Continue reading
Piedmont folk-blues: Ernest Troost, Cephas & Wiggins, & Etta Baker
I recently heard folk-blues singer-songwriter Ernest Troost’s new album “O Love” and loved it. I found myself drawn into the world of old screen doors and broken hearts being mended through the only thing that can heal, love. The only song from the album on YouTube is “Close” but please check out this album. The… Continue reading
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