Kitty, Daisy & Lewis are a British five-piece band fronted by the siblings of the Durham family. Their music is influenced heavily by R&B, swing, jump blues, country and Western, blues, Hawaiian and rock 'n' roll. They are all multi-instrumentalists playing guitar, piano, banjo, lapsteel guitar, harmonica, double bass, ukulele, drums, trombone, xylophone and accordion between them.
Willy Tea Taylor is a singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from California’s Central Valley. He is co-frontman of The Good Luck Thrift Store Outfit and spends his time writing, recording and perpetually touring with an ever growing following across the United States.
The Lowest Pair features the dual picking of Kendl Winter and Palmer T. Lee. Draped in Kendl’s high lonesome harmonies and Palmer’s Midwest croon, their debut release, 36¢, (Team Love Records) was hailed by many outlets and American Songwriter praised their ”earnest, earthy songcraft.” On Feb 24, 2015, Team Love released their sophomore album, The Sacred Heart Sessions.
Jami Lynn is an amazingly talented South Dakota singer/songwriter, guitar and banjo player. Originally from Corona, SD , she currently lives in Sturgis, SD. Jami is also a serious musicologist and has researched and written about the history of musicians and folksongs in early South Dakota. She has recorded three albums so far, starting with Dreamer, by Jami Lynn and the Aquila Band, featuring members of the Sioux Falls band, Snakebeard Jackson.
If you are unfamiliar with Charlie Parr, he is an amazing guitar player with a musical feel that you have to see to understand. He comes from Austin, Minnesota and has played all over the country to thousands of devoted fans.
Taylor Ashton sings "Straight Back" with Shane Leonard on drums and Zachariah Hickman on double bass - with some help on lighting and background vocals from Miles of Music friends.
Filmed at Miles of Music Camp on Lake Winnipesaukee, NH. Audio & Video by Jacob Blumberg for Mason Jar Music.
Kristin Andreassen sings a brand new song with The Stray Birds and a bunch of dockside dancers.
Filmed at Miles of Music Camp on Lake Winnipesaukee. Audio & Video by Jacob Blumberg for Mason Jar Music.
THE MUSICIANS: Kristin Andreassen - guitar The Stray Birds - fiddle (Maya deVitry), mandolin (Oliver Craven), bass (Charlie Muench) Shane Leonard - drums
Roots is proud to premiere this new video from Shane Leonard.