Jayme Stone has started a new project at kickstarter. The funding will end on Februray 7th, 2017.
Jayme Stone’s Folklife
With spellbinding singing and virtuosic playing, this album blows the dust off of old songs and remakes them for modern ears.
“Jayme Stone’s Folklife” follows the bends and bayous through the deep river of song, story and folkways. Evolving out of the “Lomax Project,” this gathering of versatile musicians blows the dust off of old songs and remakes them for modern ears. With spellbinding singing, virtuosic playing and captivating storytelling, their concerts and educational programs are moving, inventive and participatory experiences.
Jayme Stone (banjo, voice)
Moira Smiley (voice, accordion)
Sumaia Jackson (fiddle, voice)
Joe Phillips (bass, voice)
Jayme has posted three videos with songs from the coming album, as wel as a promotion video. I have compiled the four videos in the following playlist:
Songs: I want to hear somebody pray, Mwen pas danse, Hey lally lo
The three videos show that you can expect another interesting CD with great songs in great arrangements with great bajo picking and fantastic voices. You can support this project and get the CD as download or physical copy as well as other interesting rewards.
My other blog-posts about Jayme Stone:
A new kickstarter project has been set up by banjo player Jayme Stone. The aim of the project is to rediscover the music that has been collected by Alan Lomax, who is taken as one of the most important influencers of the American Folk Song Revival.
For just 10 $ you can get the result of this project as a download – but you can also get a free concert by the band at your home if you pay more…so go and support this project and make it come true!
You can find the full information about the project on the kickstarter page.
Jayme Stone’s Lomax Project
The Lomax Project is a community of like-minded musicians coming together to rediscover their roots and collaborate. We’re multi-generational multi-instrumentalists. We have Grammy-winner songster Tim O’Brien, premier old-time musician Bruce Molsky, infinitely creative fiddler Brittany Haas (of Crooked Still), singer and body-percussionist Moira Smiley, captivating songstress Margaret Glaspy, neo-old-time guitarist and singer Eli West, guitar virtuoso Julian Lage, brilliant bassists Greg Garrison and Joe Phillips and special guests Mollie O’Brien (voice), Ron Miles (trumpet).
The album will feature many constellations and combinations of all these artists. You’ll hear hand-clapping, foot-stomping, twin fiddles, banjo, bouzouki, accordion and a swarm of singers crowded around a single microphone. The source recordings we used come from the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress in Washington, the Association for Cultural Equity’s Global Jukebox and (mostly out-of-print) Lomax collections including the Deep River of Song and Southern Journey series.
Jayme Stone’s Lomax Project – youtube playlist
The following video has been produced as a first example and bonus video:
Goodbye, Old Paint // Jayme Stone’s Lomax Project
Read more “Jayme Stone’s Lomax Project – Muleskinners, Roustabouts, Sawyers, Prisoners, Homemakers and Schoolchildren”