2013 "AMERICANA WOMEN..." Continues
MusicBox Project hosts a critically acclaimed sampling of live
music performances on
our YouTube Channel that were
filmed beginning with the 2010
fieldwork - and continuing.
Please contact us directly if you wish further information on
performances added to the
World Wide Web!
MusicBox Project directors Dyann & Rick Arthur are available to present screenings of a half hour & 55 minute documentary introducing "Americana Women: Roots Musicians - Women's Tales & Tunes" in educational settings through programs aimed at understanding the effect music has on our lives and those of future generations. We are working on additional educational DVD's & streaming website content featuring women musicians preserving & renewing traditional music.
The body of work begun in 2010 continues to build... Women documented include:
Mary Garvey; April Verch; Evie Ladin, Lisa Berman & Stephanie Praunitz (w/The
Stairwell Sisters); Cindy Cashdollar (also w/ Dave Alvin & the Guilty Women, Courtesy of The Gary Stamler Management, w/ Sarah Brown and Suzy Thompson); Barbara Lynn; Ashlynn Ivy; Ann Savoy (w/ The Savoy Family Band) and The Magnolia Sisters, incl. Jane Vidrine, Anya Burgess & Lisa Trahan (also w/ Kelli Jones in L'Esprit Cajun); Johanna Divine; Kristi Guillory;Yvette Landry; Anya Burgess & Christine Balfa Powell (w/Bonsoir Catin); Kelli Jones (w/Jones & The Giants & Double Date); Sheryl Cormier (w/Sheryl Cormier & Cajun Sounds); Mary Jane & "T" Broussard; Eden Brent; Rosalind Wilcox; Heather Crosse; Torey Todora & Jacqueline Nassar (w/ Mark Massey); Dixie Street; LaLa Craig (w/ The Electric 88 @ GZBC); Tricia Walker; Lisa Lambert & The Pine Ridge Boys (incl. Nolan Wells,Curly Ward, Lynn Grissom, Scott Nunley, Bryan Sparks & Bobby Dennis; w/ Peggy (Sparks) Adams, Laurie (Jones) Brosie, Lauren Reister, Annette & Jan Pike); Violet Hensley & family incl. Sandra Flagg & Ashlie Hueter); Valerie June; DiAnn Price (w/ The Boyfriends); Daisy Nell (w/ Captain Stan); Karen Taylor-Good; Casey Henry, Murphy Henry (w/ Red Henry) Julia Lane (w/ Castlebay); Annie Raines (w/ Paul Rishell); Sheila Falls; Alicia Svigals, Susan & Irene Watts; Debbie Davies (also w/ Debbie Davies Band and Duke Robillard Band), Deanna Bogart (also w/ Deanna Bogart Band), Claudine Langulle; Gaye Adegbalola; Andra Faye; Rhiannon Giddens (also w/ The Carolina Chocolate Drops, Courtesy Nunsuch Records), Abbie Gardner (also w/ Red Molly); Eleanor Ellis; Jackie Merritt and Resa Gibbs (w/MSG Acoustic Blues Trio); Eliza Lynn (w/ Jill Fromwick in The Grit Pixies, also The Eliza Lynn Band) Kim France (also w/ Boss Hawg and the Lost Ridge Band) Martha Spencer, Emily Spencer and Debbie Bramer (also w/ The Whitetop Mountain Band) Ginny Hawker (w/Tracy Schwarz); Anna Roberts-Gevalt; Natalya Weinstein (also w/ Red June); Alice Gerrard; Algia Mae Hinton; Amy Buckingham (w/ Bob Buckinghom) Lucy Allen; Michelle Turner; Billie Jordan;Gaye Johnson (w/ Phil John and Russ Jordan);; " The Estrajam"; Mary Flower; Lauren Sheehan; Ruthie Foster w/ Smantha Banks & Tanya Richardson (w/The Ruthie Foster Family Band, Courtesy Blind Ambition Management)
NEW ADDITIONS: Dyann Arthur, Zarina Palafox, Irene Watt, Elizabeth LaPrelle with Anna Roberts-Gevalt at the Seattle Folk Festival, Charmaine Slaven, Rona Yellow Robe, and friends at The Portland Old Time Music Gathering. Jeanie McLerie, Vesta Johnson, Cathy Barton-Para, Wayward Vessel, Antonia Apodaca AND MORE!
Cajun Music is a family affair for the Savoys! l-r: Wilson, Ann, Marc, and Joel Savoy. Photo Courtesy of MusicBox Project.
AMERICANA WOMENl-r: Kim France - bass, Eleanor Ellis - guitar, Resa Gibbs - percussion, Jackie Merritt - harmonica, Jill Fromwick - harmonica, Eliza Lynn - banjo, Rhiannon Giddens - fiddle, Abbie Gardner - steel guitar, Dyann Arthur - guitar. Time for "Tales and Tunes" @ Bristol Rhythm and Roots Festival 9/18/10. Photo courtesy of MusicBox Project.