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Publication Noted (May 2010)


Oxford University Press
198 Madison Ave., New York, NY 10016

PIONEERS OF JAZZ: THE STORY OF THE CREOLE BAND by Lawrence Gushee. 2010, ISBN: 978-0-19-973233-3, pbk $24.95, 400pp., 6 x 9, Appendices, Notes, Index. Jazz scholar argues for the importance of pioneering 7-piece New Orleans-based band to popularity of jazz in the 1920s and its emergence as a national musical form in the early 20th Century; paperback edition of 2005 book.

Tell Me Press
98 Mansfield Street, New Haven, CT 06511

COLD PIZZA FOR BREAKFAST: A MEM-WHA?? by Christine Lavin. 2010, ISBN: 978-0-9816453-6-0, pbk $21.95, 405pp., 9 x 6, Photos, lyrics, playlist, index. Memoir from renowned indie folk singer-songwriter, the original DIY artist, details highlights from her upbringing and career at the center of the NYC folk community from the mid-1980s to the present.


3738 Mound Ave., Ventura, CA 93003

326R-001 Turn and Fade: DAVE GLEASON. 12 tracks of self-produced country rock on singer/guitarist's fourth album, with backing.

P.O. Box 60234, Chicago, IL 60660

4937 Have Blues, Will Travel: SMOKIN' JOE KUBEK and BNOIS KING. A dozen Texas-style blues originals from twin-guitar duo, with backing on drums and bass.

Gemeeteplein 7, 1730 Asse, Belgium

1320 Carabel: NARAGONIA. Multi-instrumentalist folk duo releases 13 original tracks, with backing on diatonic accordion, fiddle, bagpipes, clarinet, soprano sax, oboe and more.

1326 Sophie Cavez and Baltazar Montanaro: SOPHIE CAVEZ and BALTAZAR MONTANARO. Diatonic accordion and violin duo releases 11 tracks of mostly original material.

ARC Music
P.O. Box 111, East Grinstead, West Sussex RH19 4FZ, U.K.

2282 The Pulse of Persia: Iranian Rhythms - Global Influences: RAMIN RAHIMI and FRIENDS. 11 tracks featuring traditional Iranian and Middle Eastern percussion mixed with African and Western drums.

2283 Goddess: BALUJI SHRIVASTAV. Renowned Indian classical musician/composer celebrates the role of feminine divinities in cultures throughout the world, borrowing musical elements from appropriate traditions.

88 Union Ave., Ste. 107, Memphis, TN 38103

31935 I Should Be Blue: SID SELVIDGE. 12-track mix of originals, trads and covers on eighth album from veteran American roots music artist.

Armadillo Music Productions
P.O. Box 9280, Austin, TX 78766

1001 Carry Me Home: HANK and SHAIDRI ALRICH with DOUG HARMAN. 10 tracks from Texas-based father-daughter duo and guest featuring instrumentation on guitar, cello, mandolin and fiddle.

Asthmatic Kitty
P.O. Box 1282, Lander, WY 82520

Shannon Stephens: SHANNON STEPHENS. Re-press of acoustic singer-songwriter's debut album features 15 original songs, including two bonus tracks, with backing on cello, pedal steel and more; produced by Sufjan Stephens.

Lisa Bell
95 South 35th Street, Boulder, CO 80305

Dancing on the Moon: LISA BELL. A dozen tracks featuring elements of roots, blues, jazz, pop and country on third album from Colo.-based singer-songwriter, with backing.

Big Bullet
518 Stubbs Rd., Kearneysville, WV 25430

4408 The Grand Scheme of Things: DANDELION SNOW. 10 original songs from Pittsburgh-based acoustic singer-songwriter, with backing.

156 Fitch St. Suite 203, Welland, Ontario L3C 5R7, Canada

020 Frankie Mayfield and the Soundbox: FRANKIE MAYFIELD and THE SOUNDBOX. Debut album includes 10 songs featuring rock-influenced guitar and vocals, with backing.

021 Midtempo Madness: PETE TREMBLAY and THE BOOZY TRUTH. Vocals and metal-influenced guitar, with backing, on nine-track, all-original debut album from 5-piece band.

Blank Tape
P.O. Box 9187, Colorado Springs, CO 80932

016 Honey Moonshine: THE HAUNTED WINDCHIMES. 10 original songs with traditional folk influences, with backing on ukulele, banjo, guitar and vocals.

Polly Bolton
Burnt House, Craven Arms SY7 9DT, England

The Magic of Song: POLLY BOLTON. 12-track mix of trads and originals from traditional-style British folk singer-songwriter.

Bossonova Music
1462 N. Occidental, Los Angeles, CA 90026

The Girl for all the World: THE RUNNING KIND. Sophomore album from 6-piece alt.-country rock band features 10 tracks, including seven originals.

Capitol Records Nashville
3322 West End Ave., 11th Floor, Nashville, TN 37207

85410 Up on the Ridge: DIERKS BENTLEY. All-acoustic blend of country, roots and bluegrass with guest appearances by Kris Kristofferson, Del McCoury and The Punch Brothers.

61 Brunswick St., Edinburgh EH7 5HT, Scotland

091 Compass: STEWART HARDY and FRANK McLAUGHLIN. 13 songs based on traditional Scottish music by fiddle and guitar duo, with backing.

092 Root2: STEWART HARDY and FRANK McLAUGHLIN. Fiddle and guitar duo presents 13 songs based on traditional Scottish music, with backing.

Coconut Bay
P.O. Box 1268, Radio City Station, New York, NY 10101

350 Last Alaska Moon: LIVINGSTON TAYLOR. Veteran guitarist and singer-songwriter performs 12 songs with elements of folk, pop, Gospel and jazz; features special guests Steve Gadd, Leland Sklar and Vince Gill.

Compagnia Nuove Indye
Via Vivaldi 9, Roma 00199, Italy

23700 Thermae Atmospherae: MILAGRO ACUSTICO. Mediterranean ensemble presents three-disc project arranged for instruments and choirs, with each disc named after a main room in the Roman baths; includes over 30 international guest artists.

Stadfeldtsvej 10, kld., Valby DK-2500, Denmark

Alt und Aggressiv: CHANNE NUSSBAUM and SPIELNIKS. 12 original songs of Yiddish pop music.

Cowboy Angel
390 Southview Dr., Athens, GA 30605

007 Scrawled: TIMBER. Third album from Athens, Ga.-based 6-piece band combines acoustic Americana and garage-pop textures on a dozen original country songs.

413 Carpenter Rd., Charlotte, VT 05445

17 Lero-Lero: LUÍSA MAITA. Solo debut album from Brazilian vocalist features 11 songs with elements of samba, downtempo electronica, bossa nova and Brazilian pop music.

David Carver Music
137 N Larchmont Blvd., Ste. 432, Los Angeles, CA 90004

I Rhyme with Orange: CHRISTA BORDEN. 11-track debut from classically trained indie pop/rock singer-songwriter.

4121 N. Rockwell, Chicago, IL 60618

703 Chop Chop Boom: THE DANDELIERS and OTHER GREAT GROUPS ON STATES. Re-release of remastered songs from multiple Chicago doo-wop vocal harmony groups of the mid-1950s, including The Hornets, The Strollers, The Drakes and more.

805 The Life I Love: WILLIE BUCK. Re-issue of 1982 blues album features 17 tracks, including five live songs, with special guests Louis and Dave Myers, Little Mack Simmons, Big Moose Walker and John Primer.

806 Burnin' Love: DAVE WELD and THE IMPERIAL FLAMES. Label debut for blues guitarist, vocalist and songwriter features 13 tracks, with special guest saxophonist Abb Locke.

807 Let's Live It Up!: MISSISSIPPI HEAT. 14 original songs from classic-style Chicago blues band, with special guests vocalist John Primer, guitarist Carl Weathersby and keyboardist Chris Hambone Cameron.

Dermody, Grant
3945 South Edmunds, Seattle, WA 98118

Lay Down My Burden: Grant Dermody. 16 songs in blues tradition with Irish gospel and old-time influences, with 26 guest appearances, including Eric Bibb, Rich DelGrosso, John Cephas and others.

Connor Desai
1936 4th Ave W , Seattle, WA 98119

Use Your Hands: CONNOR DESAI. Eight originals and a cover of Friend of the Devil on sophomore album from Seattle-based indie folk singer-songwriter/guitarist.

Sasha Dobson
14 East 28th St. #420, New York, NY 10016

Burn: SASHA DOBSON. Six-song EP from New York City-based singer-songwriter and member of Norah Jones' band showcases Americana and indie-rock sounds.

Unit 2C, Creek Rd., Bladnoch Bridge, Bladnoch, Wigtown, Newton Stewart DG8 9AB, U.K.

32-20-17 Barrelhouse Blues: Location Recordings and the Early Traditions of the Blues: VARIOUS. 3-CD set compiled and edited by Paul Oliver features 68 blues tracks recorded by commercial field recording units during the pre-WWII era.

Dorian Sono Luminus
328 Independence Dr., Winchester, VA 22602

92111 One Morning: RONN McFARLANE and AYREHEART. Grammy-nominated lute player blends classical, Renaissance, folk and pop music on 17 tracks, with support from new backing band.

Double Ohs Music
836 Buck Lane, Haverford, PA 19041

1001 Cricket: PETER EVANS. Philadelphia native creates Laptop Folk by adding digitally processed sound to social and political subjects associated with topical folk singing.

20 Market Street, Poole, Dorset BH15 1NF, U.K.

002 Empire and Love: THE IMAGINED VILLAGE. All-star ensemble of British folk musicians, including Martin and Eliza Carthy, Chris Wood, Simon Emmerson and more, continues interpreting traditional material on their sophomore collaboration.

2644 Van Deren Dr. #2, Lakeside Park, KY 41017

This Isn't Over Yet: ELLERY. 11 folk originals on sophomore album from Cincinnati-based husband-and-wife duo, with backing on piano, guitars, percussion and more.

1100 E. Hector St., Ste. 392, Conshohocken, PA 19428

26138 Whole Lotta Blues: TROY TURNER. 14 tracks of blues with rock and soul influences from the album's guests, including guitarist Steve Cropper and Young Rascals founder Felix Cavaliere on piano.

Jane Fallon
82 Pepperell Rd., Brookline, NH 03033

Gemini Rising in a Patchwork Sky: JANE FALLON. Third studio album from N.H.-based folk musician includes elements of blues, pop, country, Gospel and more on 11 originals and one cover.

Fancy Mayhem
1125 West Cato Springs Rd., Fayettesville, AR 72701

002 What's More Honest Than a Song?: SHANNON WURST. 12 mostly original songs with traditional Americana and folk influences from Arkansas-based singer-songwriter, with backing.

Strada Roncaglia 16, San Germano, AL 15040, Italy

8146 Serenity: USTAD ALI AHMAD HUSSAIN KHAN and PARTY. Indian maestro of the shehnai instrument reinterprets Indian Classical ragas.

8166 Gamelan of Central Java XII: Pangkur One: VARIOUS. Traditional Javanese music of Pangkur, rooted in macapat (sung poetry), played with full orchestra.

8167 Gamelan of Central Java XIII: Pangkur Two: VARIOUS. A collection of reduced variations of Javanese macapat (sung poetry) performed as chamber music with two or more lead instruments.

Jarrett Fenlon
5525 Alameda Ave., Richmond, CA 94804

Sprung: JARRETT FENLON. Eight originals combining elements of jazz, blues, country and folk from San Francisco-based singer-songwriter, with backing.

104 Candlelight Dr., Lafayette, LA 70506

En Couleurs: FEUFOLLET. 16-track mix of originals, trads and covers from young Cajun sextet based in Lafayette, La.

P.O. Box 181, Nevada City, CA 95959

109 From The Fire: PAUL KAMM and ELEANORE MacDONALD. Northern Calif.-based duo performs mostly original contemporary folk songs with traditional folk influences on ninth album.

Full Light
P.O. Box 40100, Nashville, TN 37204

60841 A Crooked Road: DARRELL SCOTT. Two-disc release from renowned Nashville-based singer-songwriter features 20 original songs, with Scott providing all backing on guitar, mandolin, lap steel and much more.

Gamblers Grace
P.O. Box 234, Nederland, CO 80466

Singer-Songwriter Heaven: The Songs of Kevin Faherty: VARIOUS. 20 original songs by Nashville-based singer-songwriter, each one covered by a different artist, including Faherty himself.

Cockenzie Business Centre, Edinburgh Road, Cockenzie, East Lothian EH32 0XL, Scotland

343 Diversions: DŔIMH. Third album from trad-based Gaelic sextet features 11 tracks with elements from throughout the Celtic diaspora, with backing on pipes, fiddle, banjo, mandola, bodhran and more.

346 Tyro: RUAIRIDH MacMILLAN. Young Scottish Fiddler, a BBC Radio Scotland award winner, presents mix of traditional and contemporary material, with backing.

Hormare Cottage Pulborough Rd, Storrington, West Sussex RH20 4HJ, U.K.

001 Personal Best: STUART MOXHAM. 20-track compilation from former member of the Young Marble Giants features highlights from solo albums, previously unreleased material and more from over 30 years of material.

Hey Burner!
223 West Dutton Street #2, Kalamazoo, MI 49007

213 Adrift: THE RED SEA PEDESTRIANS. Band of multi-instrumentalists' second full-length release features 11 original tracks and one traditional Greek song, influenced by Klezmer, Greek, Gypsy Jazz, American roots and rock styles.

Paul Hipp
555 Broad Hollow Rd., Suite 404, Melville, NY 11747

Blog of War: PAUL HIPP. Philadelphia-born singer-songwriter and guitarist presents 12-track debut album of original songs with political themes.

Hump Head
The Drive, Tyrrells Wood, Leatherhead KT22 8QW, U.K.

073 Red Revelations: JACE EVERETT. 11 original Americana songs and one bonus track from Nashville-based singer-songwriter.

Box 136, Centennial, WY 82055

003 Bird Bones and Muscle: J. SHOGREN. 15 tracks of pulp Americana' blending folk, blues, roots, old-time country, and more from Wyoming singer and guitarist, with backing.

P.O. Box 270115, Vadnais Heights, MN 55126

2210 Live at the Rhein: DICK KIMMEL and ADAM GRANGER. Two-disc debut recording from bluegrass duo features live 2008 performance in Minnesota, with backing on guitar, mandolin and clawhammer banjo.

Jody and Kate
c/o Leland et al, 199 Fremont Street #2100, San Francisco, CA 94105

Return: JODY STECHER and KATE BRISLIN. Trads and covers of Utah Phillips, Hazel Dickens and Lal Waterson from veteran old-time duo on banjo, mandolin and guitar.

707 Lorimer St., Apt. 4, Brooklyn, NY 11211

001 Footsteps in Africa Soundtrack: Nomadic Remix: VARIOUS. Composer Jamshied Sharifi, compiler Joshua Jacobs, DJs from across the world and more collaborate on musical exploration of the Sahara and the nomadic life of the Tuaregs.

Jody Kruskal
1309 Dorchester Road, Brooklyn, NY 11226

104 Paul and Jody: PAUL and JODY. Duo presents 13 mostly traditional American old-time songs, with backing on fiddle, Anglo concertina, banjo, piano and vocals.

Rebecca Loebe
125 North Pond Way, Roswell, GA 30076

Mystery Prize: REBECCA LOEBE. Third album from Atlanta-based indie folk singer-songwriter includes 11 original songs.

Lost Grove
P.O. Box 4615, Laguna Beach, CA 92652-4615

1006 Perpendicular Words: TOULOUSE ENGELHARDT. Mix of originals and covers from virtuoso guitarist and former Takoma Records recording artist.

P.O. Box 1788, Huntington Station, NY 11746

0066 Howling Trains and Barking Dogs: CINDY BULLENS. 11 original Americana songs featuring vocal and guitar, with backing.

Maceo Management
P.O. Box 71536, Richmond, VA 23255-1536

Bucket List: JULIUS PITTMAN and THE REVIVAL. Nine-track debut CD from Southern soul singer/keyboardist and backing band includes four originals, as well as covers of Al Green, Albert Collins and more.

Mad Dragon
3141 Chestnut St., Building 9-2018, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Whisper Down the Lane: TOY SOLDIERS. Debut album from Philadelphia-based roots ensemble features 11 originals inspired by trad styles.

P.O. Box 895, San Anselmo, CA 94979-0895

923 Real American: ROY ZIMMERMAN. 14 often satirical songs recorded live from Calif.-based political singer-songwriter.

Phil Minissale
180 Sycamore Circle, Stony Brook, NY 11790

Young Fool: PHIL MINISSALE. Pennsylvania native draws on blues, folk and other roots influences on 14-track sophomore album.

8 West 127th St., New York, NY 10027

Love: PAINTED ON WATER. Single from vocalist/guitarist duo to promote upcoming tour and full-length album.

Jim Murdoch
Box 460594, San Francisco, CA 94146

Yonder Shore: JIM MURDOCH. Eight original and four traditional world music songs featuring accordion, guitar, harmonica, piano, vocals and more.

Music Road
5012 Brighton Road, Austin, TX 78745

008 A Patch of Blue Sky: KEVIN WELCH. 10 original tracks on long-awaited follow-up release from Oklahoma-based progressive country singer-songwriter.

Nine Mile Records
P.O. Box 40968, Austin, TX 78704

0210 Well After Awhile: SHINYRIBS. Nine originals and a cover of Sam Cooke's Change Is Gonna Come from Austin-based roots musician, with backing from Ray Wylie Hubbard and others.

No Map
16 Wimbledon Way, Ottawa, ON K2K 3J2, Canada

Red Brick House: THE WIND UP RADIO SESSIONS. 11 original tracks from Montreal-based folk-pop trio.

1290 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10019

522304 Leave Your Sleep: NATALIE MERCHANT. First new album in seven years from veteran songwriter/vocalist features 26 poem-songs on two discs, based on stories, songs and poems she has shared with her young daughter; includes 80-page booklet and over 100 backing musicians.

290 Shuter St, Toronto, ON M5A 1W7, Canada

0059 Ringers: WATERMELON SLIM. Eighth album from veteran bluesman and slide guitarist features backing from several Nashville-based musicians, including members of Delbert McClinton's band.

Northside Arts Collective
1011 W. Broadway, Minneapolis, MN 55411

Live at the Capri: KARI TAURING. 12-track Scandanavian journey from September 2009 performance in Minneapolis features Nordic roots singer/musician backed by Boiled in Lead's Drew Miller.

P.O. Box 479345, 2930 W Nelson 1R, Chicago, IL 60618

The Border States: THE REMAINDERMEN. Seven pop-rock songs on third release from Chicago-based 5-piece band, with guitar, bass, keyboards and vocals.

The Once
P.O. Box 2607, St. John's, NL A1C 6K1, Canada

The Once: THE ONCE. Debut album from Newfoundland-based young folk trio features trads and covers, with backing on guitars, mandolin, bodhran, banjo, bouzouki and more.

345 Benton St., Santa Rosa, CA 95401

5003 They Came from Somewhere: CLOTHESLINE REVIVAL. Third album from innovative Calif.-based quartet presents a baker's dozen original instrumentals exploring American roots music, with backing on harmonica, fiddle, guitars, electronics and more.

P.O. Box 651, Oxford OX2 9RB, U.K.

107 The Best of: KATHRYN TICKELL. Two-disc set spans the 25-year career of award-winning Northumbrian piper.

109 Copper, Russet and Gold: ASHLEY HUTCHINGS and KEN NICOL. Debut duo recording from British folk-rock veterans and longtime band mates features 12 originals with folk, blues, jazz and rock influences.

5021 W Oak Highland Dr., Antioch, TN 37013

101 Persistence of Memory: GABE HIZER. Tennessee-based singer-songwriter releases 12 tracks mainly in a folk/Americana style.

16103 Carrington Court, Mineral, VA 23117

0013331 Matchbox: GUTHRIE KENNARD. Texas-based singer-songwriter presents 10 original songs influenced by Americana, blues, country and more, with backing; produced by Ray Wylie Hubbard.

Razor & Tie
214 Sullivan Street, 4th Fl., New York, NY 10012

83099 The Foundling: MARY GAUTHIER. Singer-songwriter releases autobiographical album about the search for her birth mother.

P.O. Box 7405, Charlottesville, VA 22906

1837 Heartaches and Dreams: JUNIOR SISK and RAMBLERS CHOICE. Follow-up to successful 2009 release features 12 tracks of trad-inspired bluegrass and classic covers.

Red House
P.O. Box 4044, 501 W. Lynnhurst Ave., St. Paul, MN 55104

231 When the Last Morning Glory Blooms: PETER OSTROUSHKO. Award-winning composer, fiddler and mandolinist blends Old World, contemporary and traditional sounds on 10 instrumental tracks, with backing.

One Rounder Way, Burlington, MA 01803

3280 Country Music: WILLIE NELSON. Country music legend presents versions of classic recordings on label debut, with backing from Ronnie McCoury, Jim Lauderdale, Buddy Miller and more; produced by T Bone Burnett.

Royal Tar
P.O. Box 4809, Portland, ME 04112

Run to the Mill: THE TOUGHCATS. Sophomore album from Maine-based 3-piece band combines old-time, roots, bluegrass and jazz swing on on a dozen mostly original tracks.

Shiny Gnu
18509 Bradenton Rd., Fort Myers, FL 33967

101 Erleichda: ROY SCHNEIDER. 12 originals and one Grateful Dead cover on third album from Americana singer-songwriter.

5 Dronfield Rd., Stoke, Coventry CV2 4BZ, UK

1 Raison D'ętre: DAVE SWARBRICK. Veteran U.K. folk musician and fiddler presents 11-track mix of English music from 1680-1745, as well as original material, with backing.

P.O. Box 7013, Leura, N.S.W. 2780, Australia

81 The Songs of Don Henderson: VARIOUS. Two-disc country/folk album features 40 tracks: 20 archival recordings from Australia's Woody Guthrie and 20 covers of Henderson's songs from over a dozen performers.

100 N. Crescent Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210

34026 Live on the Sunset Strip: OTIS REDDING and HIS ORCHESTRA. Two-disc set features three full live sets previously unavailable in their entirety from Southern soul singer recorded in Los Angeles in 1966, with extensive liners and rare photos.

308 The Crescent, Belgard Hts, Tallaght, Dublin, 24, Ireland

03 In Full Flight: GAVIN WHELAN. Mainly traditional reels and jigs on third album from Irish tin whistle player, with backing.

Via Cascina Sparapina, 2, 27011 Belgioioso, Pavia, Italy

054 Spirit and Freedom: FABRIZIO POGGI and CHICKEN MAMBO. 18 tracks exploring the relationship between freedom and spirituality; featuring The Blind Boys of Alabama, Flaco Jimenez, Augie Meyers, Guy Davis and many more.

P.O. Box 201077, Ferndale, MI 48220

Songwriter Sessions: JILL JACK. 15 live tracks recorded over two nights, plus two bonus studio tracks, blending folk, rock, country and Americana from Michigan-based singer-songwriter and backing band.

137 Berkeley Street, Toronto, ON M5A 2X1, Canada

001 When You Left the Fire: THE WILDERNESS OF MANITOBA. 13 mostly original songs with country and popular folk influences.

We Saw Productions
17, Granikou St., Kerameikos, Athens 10435, Greece

The Garden of Rila: MARTHA MAVROIDI. Debut album from singer, lafta (lute) player and composer combines Balkan and jazz influences with Bulgarian, Greek and Middle Eastern singing styles.

Postfach 260227, Köln D-50515, Germany

87188 Tales of Love, War and Death by Hanging: RAY COOPER. A mix of original and traditional Irish and Swedish songs on solo debut album from Oysterband member and multi-instrumentalist; features cello, harmonium, guitar, mandolin, mandola, harmonica and kantele.

Wheel's Old
P.O. Box 2096, Union, NJ 07083

Left Foot Lightfoot: TOM GRANATA. A dozen Gordon Lightfoot covers from New Jersey-based singer and acoustic multi-instrumentalist.

White Pony
P.O. Box 443, North Salem, NY 10560

Nomad: ANNA ROSE. Debut full-length album from folk-rock singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist includes a dozen originals.

Chuck Williams
P.O. Box 1432, Mattapoisett, MA 02739

Lightning in a Bottle: CHUCK WILLIAMS. Fifth studio album from New England-based singer-songwriter features 10 original songs mainly in American folk-rock tradition.

World Village
dist. Harmonia Mundi USA, 1117 Chestnut St., Burbank, CA 91506-1624

479043 Nikolo: LOKUA KANZA. Congo-born singer and guitarist presents 12 tracks mixing influences from Central Africa, South America, France and more, with backing.


37 E. Clinton St., Newton, NJ 07860

6901 How Sweet It Was: The Sights and Sounds of Gospel's Golden Age: VARIOUS. CD/DVD set features recordings and filmed performances from Gospel icons, mostly from 1940s-1960s, with Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Mahalia Jackson, Claude Jeter, The Dixie Hummingbirds and many more; includes 32-page booklet.


AcuTab Publications Inc.
P.O. Box 21061, Roanoke, VA 24018

A Solid Foundation to Acoustic Bass: BARRY BALES. Bassist from Allison Krauss' band Union Station provides instruction in left and right hand technique and a variety of keys, tempos and styles on eight familiar songs; 150-min. DVD, plus printed booklet with tab and standard notation.

P.O. Box 340, Woodstock, NY 12498

HAP-GM21 Basic Theory That Every Guitarist Should Know: Disc 1: HAPPY TRAUM. First DVD in two-disc set teaches players the basics of guitar music theory, with a focus on acclimating players with the fret board; 80 min.

HAP-GM22 Basic Theory That Every Guitarist Should Know: Disc 2: HAPPY TRAUM. Second DVD in two-disc set teaches players the basics of guitar music theory, with a focus on chord progressions and scales; 115 min.

HUT-DF21 Learn to Play the Songs of Dan Fogelberg: PETE HUTTLINGER. 120-min. DVD breaking down the accompaniments, lead lines and solos to seven of Fogelberg's best-known songs.