From the Founding member of The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, John McEuen and sons, Nathan and Jonathan bring you a classic music experience with The McEuen Sessions. David Wild, Contributing Editor, Rolling Stone describes in the first line of his review….
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“I teared up listening to the stunning new album The McEuen Sessions – For All The Good — a truly luminous effort that brings together John McEuen, “The String Wizard” who first made his good name with The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, and his two extremely gifted musician sons Jonathan and Nathan…”
“Fingerstyle” phenomenon Tommy Emmanuel teams up with Britain’s jazz icon Martin Taylor in this highly anticipated guitar duets CD on Mesa/Bluemoon Recordings.”The sound they put together is inviting, homely and truly incredible. The images each tune throws up is one of stimulating and carefully loved enticement, designed to relax the listener whilst at the same time giving a sense of hope and off beat gentleness.”
-Liverpool Sound and Vision
MIDWEST RECORD – CHICAGO, IL – JUNE 27, 2014
MESA BLUEMOON – DULCIE TAYLOR/Only Worn One Time
Here’s a pretty sweet find. Taylor feels like a singer/songwriter that wanted to try something new after touring with Sade. While the material looks like a bummer on paper, in your ear, it’s oddly hypnotic and mesmerizing. Taylor has a tiger by the tail on a lot of levels from writing to performing. Supported by a boat load of talent intent on not letting her down, this isn’t down mouth college girl stuff. This is killer adult listening for anyone that wants more than beats in their bytes. Sure fire killer stuff from a major talent that been hiding from the rest of us for too long.
- Chris Spector
Mesa/Bluemoon has released three all-original Dulcie Taylor CDs that have received critical acclaim and considerable radio airplay and now the newest album, “Only Worn One Time”, goes on pre-order sale beginning June 30th on iTunes. Great tunes and gifted musicians such as Tim Pierce, guitar, (John Legend, Elton John, Bruce Springsteen, Santana, Michael Jackson), Scott Breadman, percussion, (Jose Feliciano, Lindsey Buckingham, Larry Carlton) and the incomparable Keith Olsen (a legendary producer/engineer – Fleetwood Mac, Ozzie Osbourne, Pat Benatar, Rick Springfield, Carlos Santana, to name a few).
Since his debut recording, Bluerba, recorded in his native Italy in 1981, D’Agostino has performed in more than 26 countries; been featured at prestigious international music festivals in Montreal, Los Angeles, Vancouver, and Ravello; and performed in world-renowned venues such as the Kölner Philharmonie in Cologne, the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco, and the Cemal Reşit Rey Concert Hall in Istanbul. He frequently plays with prominent artists around the world, including Tommy Emmanuel, Leo Kottke, Martin Taylor, and Eric Johnson. His 17 recordings include releases on Favored Nations, Mesa/Bluemoon, Acoustic Music Records, and other labels. Hailed as “a guitarist’s guitarist” by Acoustic Guitar magazine and “a giant of the acoustic guitar” by the San Diego Reader, D’Agostino was voted Best Acoustic Guitarist by Guitar Player magazine readers in 2007.
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