Free Country’s iconic acoustic romp through the 1960’s pop universe, including Louie Armstrong, Burt Bacharach, The Beach Boys, The Beatles, Leonard Bernstein, James Brown, John Coltrane, The Doors, Aretha Franklin, Jimi Hendrix, Joni Mitchell, and more!
“There’s a lot to be said for youthful energy and new ideas . . . from my perspective as a listener, there are certainly those musicians whose most creative work happens earlier rather than later in their careers . . .
What I find most satisfying is the music of seasoned musicians who individually bring a lifetime of experience to their work and who in groups, bring a level of communication that reflects many, many years together.
~ Jim Lanior
“Gifted acoustic artists stripped to their pop roots.”
s distinctive and broadly appealing ‘jazz-grass’ string band, featuring cellist/ vocalist Hank Roberts, guitarist Jim Yanda & bassist Drew Gress, casts entire landscapes of American popular music — including iconic 1960’s rock psychedelia and then back through time via Aaron Copeland, Hollywood soundtracks, Gospel, Scott Joplin, Stephen Foster,Scotch & Irish traditionals, American Indian themes, Revolutionary & Civil War marches, our nation’s anthems and beyond. Free Country is serious fun + a savvy romp through our Western heritage.
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