Free Download: E-and’a — “The Gravel Shore”
Today we’re proud to premiere a song by new progressive bluegrass supergroup E-and’a, who will be releasing their self-titled debut album on Adventure Music March 18.
Led by fiddle virtuoso Darol Anger, the quintet (who take their name from the rhythmic groove they slipped into during the recording sessions: one-e-and’a, two-e-and’a) includes bassist Sharon Gilchrist, who’s played with luminaries like Tony Rice and Peter Rowan, Courtney Hartman of Della Mae, former Gibson Brother Joe Walsh — who also co-produced the record with Anger — and Lukas Pool, two-time National Old-Time Banjo Champion.
The album is a fine one, as intricate and evocative originals fit seamlessly alongside covers of songs by John Hartford, Vassar Clements, and John McGann and vibrant takes on traditional tunes like Metis fiddle standard “Gray Owl.”
Here’s one of the album’s highlights for you to stream and download (click the arrow in the upper left corner), “The Gravel Shore.”
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