MIDWEST RECORD – CHICAGO, IL – SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
MESA BLUEMOON – DULCIE TAYLOR & FRIENDS/Wind Over Stone It was inevitable that Taylor’s last record would get award winning recognition, and that recognition fuels her here. Rocking more, getting political and personal, this is as much a wake-up call as it is first class singer/songwriter stuff. The kind of radical departure from the past that doesn’t shake off long time fans, Taylor spreads her wings setting out a penumbra that has plenty of room for new fans who will be true believers. Simply a killer set from a voice that has more to offer than we originally thought. Hot stuff. – Chris Spector
“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
Inspired by the mosaic of human experience, TROPO combines live instruments with electronic dance music to create an eclectic sound and connected-space. Starting as a solo project by Tyson Leonard to integrate his relentless passion for playing violin with composing dance music, Tropo has grown into a trio that genre-splices orchestral with funk, house with jazz, and blues with tribal into a sound that is both heard and felt.
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began his solo career in 2005 with the release of “Grand Design”. Since then, Nathan McEuen has written nearly 80 songs, produced five full length records, and has independently sold over 60,000 CDs. The past 10 years has been a non-stop musical adventure, for Nathan, filled with over 2,000 live shows across the U.S., Canada and Europe with performances at The Grand Ole Opry (3 times), American Idol (w/ Steve Martin), The Tonight Show (w/ Hanna-McEuen), Music City Roots, XM/Sirius Radio, iTunes, Yahoo’s Ram Country, Voice of America Radio, Woodsongs, The Stagecoach Festival. Nathan’s collaborative recording of “The McEuen Sessions” climbed to a #1 spot on Amazon’s Americana chart.Read More Here
“Waati Sera” is the fourth solo release of Kemacina, Mali native, Adama Yalomba, debuting his first release on MesaBluemoon Recordings. Yalomba was hailed as the next great Malian superstar after his impressive contribution to the 2003 Festival in the Desert album. The gifted multi-instrumentalist who has collaborated with both Ali Farka Toure and Afel Bocoum and accompanied Oumou Sangare and Tinariwen.
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