Tuttle signs with Compass
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
– Bluegrass singer Molly Tuttle announced that has signed with Compass Records.
Tuttle, a California native, who put out her own EP, "Rise," in June, said on her Facebook page, "I'm thrilled to have signed with Compass Records Group!! Alison Brown and Garry West have been so supportive of me from day one and it's a true honor to be joining forces with them and their wonderful team!"
Tuttle won the IBMA Momentum Award last year. She was nominated for Guitar Player of the Year, Female Vocalist and Emerging Artist awards this year. Tuttle is a graduate of the Berklee College of Music in Boston.
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When You're Ready
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EPs are a strange breed. Some are no more than demos for a larger work. Others are a hodgepodge of material recorded here and there and sold to help pay for gas money to the artists' next live gig. And some, like Molly Tuttle's "Rise", are exquisitely constructed messages in a bottle, to sum up the artists' current stage of development.
Tuttle could have easily named this EP, "Let's Get on With It" or "Watch What I Do Now," but "Rise" »»»
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