Independent Performing Scorecards



James Lee Baker: “Home Again” – beautiful and lush soundscapes

A classically trained musician, James Lee Baker’s fingerstyle guitar playing is rich and melodic, as embraces open tunings to create an unconventional but welcoming sound and timbre to his playing. For his Country-flavored Am...


Andy May: “Retroflections” – The Emotion and Heart Americana!

By his 20th birthday in 1969, Andy May had played Carnegie Hall and had won the Grand Championship on guitar at the fabled Union Grove, NC, Fiddler’s Convention World Championship, having won First Runner-Up the previous ...


Barbara Hall Resurfaces in Radiant, Surefooted Fashion with “Bad Man”

To TV audiences she may be better known as a four-time Emmy-nominated writer and producer (Joan of Arcadia, Judging Amy), but to avid readers she’s a novelist with 11 published works whose imagination has been honoured by nu...


The Peripherals: “Declarations” The True Beauty Is In The Simplicity

The Peripherals, formed in early 2010 is an American trio whose work is a blend of Folk, Indie Rock and Americana styling. Founding members Omar Musisko and Andrew Thams met while serving as volunteer smoke jumpers for the Cal...


Howlin’ Alan: “Back To Plan A,” A Delight To The Ears, Mind, Body And Spirit

Howlin’ Alan is singer/songwriter artist who doesn’t abide by musical boundaries. Thus, he has created a new musical genre he calls, ‘Country Rock Americana Pop (acronym not indicative)’. This special blend also h...


Matthew Heller Blends Gritty Rock With Intensely Heartfelt Americana Roots

Matthew Heller grew up on a small farm in Portland, Oregon. He started writing songs on piano at age ten, and has traveled across the country playing at rallies, protests, cafes and bars. Matthew’s self-titled album is ab...

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