Nov 052009
 

The Folksoul Band is having a CD Release Party and Dance  at the Monadnock Country Club on High St. in Peterborough, starting at 8 pm.
This celebrates the release of our CD Somethin’ to Say on Mardi Gras Day which was recorded live at a concert/dance at the Nelson Town Hall last February.
Performing tomorrow will be the eight members of the Folksoul Band:

Tudie Stropparo – lead vocals
Tara Greenblatt – vocals and drums
Barbara Leavy – West African balafon
Phillip Sherwood – guitar and vocals
Fred Simmons – trombone and vocals
Walden Whitham – sax, clarinet, rub board and vocals
Karl Wilson – tuba
Leslie Vogel – accordion and vocals

$8 at the door–there will be free finger food provided by the band, and a cash bar provided by the country club
Adults over 21 only, please.

 Posted by on November 5, 2009 at 11:17 am
Nov 042009
 

terry landisBarefoot Through The Music is a new recording from Terry Landis, who has been gracing the Monadnock Region with her singing for many years. Terry’s voice is at once urgent and soothing, providing a sort of audio massage.  I’ve been listening to her perform live for many years, almost always in various configurations with other musicians, and indeed one of her gifts is her ability to engage with both vocal and instrumental collaborators, bringing out their best, and setting a strong foundation for the song she is singing. This is really fun to watch in a live performance, but it’s also well-conveyed in this recording. This album features vocal support from Carol Raynsford and Nadine Laughlin, keyboard, bass and  production from Danny Solomon, and Terry’s sons Ezra Landis on guitar and Owen Landis on percussion. Continue reading »