Chenango Sessions Ep. 79: South Haven Jazz Festival (1 of 2)

This week and next, I’m sharing recordings from the 2020 South Haven Jazz Festival, in South Haven, Michigan. Most of the performances were virtual, on account of the pandemic. We start with a few tunes from Ashley and Benje Daneman, followed by a set from Edye Evans Hyde, and close out the program with the Jim Cooper Quartet. Funding…

POSTPONED – Chris Merkley (Chenango Sessions)

POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19. NEW DATE T.B.D. Chris Merkley has performed more than a thousand shows, from the streets of Paris to venues throughout Europe and across the United States.   He has released nine albums with a variety of groups, including the songwriting duo Merkley & Morgan; his high-octane Bluegrass and Country Blues globetrotting band,…

POSTPONED – Andy Cohen (Chenango Sessions)

POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19. NEW DATE T.B.D. Andy Cohen is a virtuoso finger-style guitarist who has been described as “a walking, talking folk-blues-roots music encyclopedia.” He grew up in a home with a piano and lots of Dixieland Jazz records. During the Sixties Folk Revival, he got hooked on the music of Big Bill Broonzy…