Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper featured on radio shows
Monday, January 24, 2011
– Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper will be the featured guests of DJ Gene Skinner on his syndicated radio shows, Great Stuff Bluegrass and Great Stuff Gospel this week.
Both radio shows are part of Great Stuff Radio, which airs on more than 70 stations across the country, presenting traditional and contemporary music from classic and new artists. Both programs will feature multiple cuts from Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper's latest CD, "Leavin' Town" and interview segments with the band. To find a radio station in your area that programs Great Stuff Radio's syndicated shows, please visit www.GreatStuffRadio.com.
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On Down the Line
Unlike previous Flamekeeper releases, there are few bluegrass household names associated with "On Down the Line." Only co-producer Jeff White has been with Michael Cleveland since the 2002 Rounder Records debut that gave Cleveland's band its name. "On Down the Line's" personnel reflects an evolving band that has solidified over three years. Glenn Gibson (banjo and reso) has been with Cleveland for three years, while both Tyler Griffith (bass) and Nathan Livers »»»
Some CDs labeled "bluegrass" are like powdered eggs and turkey bacon: they just don't hit the mark. If it's a Michael Cleveland CD then you know it will be the real deal. "Flamekeeper" is centered on Cleveland and his fabulous talent on the fiddle (and other instruments, too). Other Flamekeeper members are Tom Adams (Blue Highway, Johnson Mountain Boys) on guitar and lead vocals, Marshall Willborn (Lynn Morris Band) on bass, Jessie Brock on mandolin and Jessie Baker »»»
Fans of hard-driving bluegrass with some modern country influences will really like Michael Cleveland and Famekeeper. It's a no-bones-about-it, in-your-face bluegrass effort with tight rhythms and fast picking.
The CD kicks off with the fast driving "Sold Down the River," which is joined by "Troubles 'Round My Door" and the title track. These tunes showcase a fast paced traditional bluegrass sound with tight instrumentals and clear lyrics.
"My Blue Eyed »»»