Joshua Messick, Hammered Dulcimer Asheville, North Carolina-based National Hammered Dulcimer Champion, Joshua Messick, breathes new life into the ancient, enchanting hammered dulcimer. Be transported as he weaves cinematic stylings and endless imagination with virtuosic performances. With over twenty years of performance and recording experience, he composes music featuring the hammered dulcimer and also enjoys collaborating with musical artists around the world. Recently, Joshua traveled to Japan to be the featured instrumentalist on the soundtrack for the
The Wall-Eyed Moles are Victor (Jeanne Cahill), Vance (Jerome Campbell), and Vivian (Jon Messenger). The band presents an eclectic blend of Americana with roots in Western, Western Swing, Country, Bluegrass, Folk and Jazz. If they can play it they will.
Their music is heartfelt and delivered with gusto that never fails to please their audiences. Their love of music and the enthusiasm they bring to their performances is infectious and their skills and experience brought together manifest with a gift for storytelling with a broad musical pallet.
Kansas City string band with a sense of adventure: Betse & Clarke with Brushy Creek represent a collaboration of talented musicians who came together through love of music and friendship. All four members have a deep understanding of American roots music, and they share an enthusiasm for creating new branches on the living tree of folk music.
2009 International Fingerstyle Guitar Champion.
Mark Sganga has enthralled audiences from Stockholm to Kuala Lumpur to the Thredbo Jazz Festival in Australia. His dynamic playing has been featured on tours and recordings with Indian violin virtuoso Dr. L. Subramaniam, alongside Larry Coryell and Herbie Hancock. Back in NY, Mark has appeared at Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola, The Stone, S.O.B.’s and The Bitter End. He’s performed numerous times at Iridium, often as a guest of the legendary Les Paul.