How many artists can say they have played with Bruce Springsteen, Neil Young, and Ringo? He is a successful artist in his own right releasing over 25 solo albums during his career. His work as a session man is equally impressive. His latest release is "Blue With Lou". Check out his web site here.
Graham Parker burst into the new wave scene in 1975 with his first album “Howlin’ Wind” produced by Nick Lowe. Some 25 albums later he is still making interesting, vital records including his most recent Cloud Symbols. Check out his web site here.
Originally from New York, now dividing his time between Buenos Aires, Argentina and New York's Hudson Valley, Richard Shindell is a writer whose songs paint pictures, tell stories, juxtapose ideas and images, inhabit characters, vividly evoking entire worlds along the way and expanding our sense of just what it is a song may be. From his first record, Sparrow's Point (1992) to his current release, Careless (September 2016), Shindell has explored the possibilities offered by this most elastic and variable of cultural confections: the song. Check out his web site here
After garnering attention in the NY City folk scene, Lucy left the music industry to pursue a career as a psychologist. Returning to music full time in the 90's, Ms K has produced many well received albums including collaborations with Richard Shindell, Dar Williams, and John Gorka. Her latest, "Everyday Street" was released in 2018.
Richad Barone is an acclaimed recording artist, performer, producer, and author. Since pioneering the indie rock scene in Hoboken, NJ as frontman of The Bongos and then helping to launch the chamber pop movement with his solo debut “cool blue halo”, Barone has produced countless studio recordings and worked with artists in every musical genre. His list of collaborators includes Tony Visconti, Beach Boy Al Jardine, Sean Lennon, Dion, Donovan, Moby, the late Lou Reed, and folk legend Pete Seeger.
His latest album, “Sorrows & Promises”, is a celebration of the early 1960s music scene in Greenwich Village NYC, where Barone lives. He is affiliated with the Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music at NYU and The New School of Jazz & Contemporary Music, serves on the Board of Governors of The Recording Academy (GRAMMYs), and on the Board of Advisors of Anthology Film Archives.
Emerging from the Fast Folk circle in NYC, John Gorka got his first taste of fame winning the New Folk Award at the Kerville Folk Festival in 1984. He released his first album in 1987 and continues to put out CD's to popular and critical acclaim.