4 results for tag: Folk Songs

Matthew Byrne

Born into a family of Newfoundland music makers, Matthew Byrne’s repertoire is heavily influenced by that unique musical heritage of weaving great stories with beautiful melodies. Matt has just released his highly-anticipated third album, Horizon Lines. This newest collection of traditional material explores a unique repert... Read More

Back of the Bus

From unlikely beginnings in the back of a bus on a pipe band road trip, the members of Back of the Bus play classic and contemporary folk and Celtic music with Scottish, Irish, and East Coast roots. Formerly known as Siamsa, Kim ‘n’ Jim are Kim de Laforest (violin) and Jim McLean (guitar, bouzouki, vocals, wisecracks). ... Read More

Michael Occhipinti

The Sicilian Jazz Project has been dazzling audiences world-wide with its intriguing mix of Sicilian folk material and the best elements of jazz, world music, funk, blues, and chamber music. Band leader and arranger Michael Occhipinti has assembled an all-star cast which features sensational Italian jazz vocalist Pilar. ... Read More

Jayme Stone’s Lomax Project

Focusing on songs collected by folklorist and field recording pioneer Alan Lomax, Jayme Stone brings together some of North America's most distinctive and creative roots musicians to perform a set list that includes Bahamian sea chanteys, African-American a cappella songs, Appalachian ballads, fiddle tunes, and work songs. ... Read More