Wednesday, January 07, 2004

Tom Adler Where You Going?

My friend, banjo man and songwriter Tom Adler is having a CD release party at the Paramount Thursday night for his new Jenny Where You Going , It starts at 8 p.m. $10 gets you in and a copy of the CD.

I wrote a brief review of Jenny a few weeks ago in Pasatiempo. It went something like this:

Like Jaime Michaels’ new Wicked Dreams and Second Chances, this is a collaboration with a small army of local pickers. Like Adler’s previous album Sweet Nell, this one is mainly in the traditional folk-country style, although Jenny features vocals as well as some electric instruments (Frank Reckard on guitar for instance). There’s a song about lusting for a TV weather girl and a cover of a Peg Leg Howell tune (“Skin Game Blues” How cool is that?)

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